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Join Claudia Nahson, Alex Knezo, and the AIANY Interiors Committee for a private tour of the Jewish Museum’s Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design, the first US exhibition dedicated to the work of the avant-garde French architect and designer. Chareau was a pivotal figure in Modernism and renowned for his seminal work the Maison de Verre.

Equally notable is the technology and exhibition design by the architecture studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R). Through the use of various forms of technologies such as virtual reality, video projections, and digital installations, DS+R has created several environments within the exhibition that contextualize the various works of Chareau that are showcased.

Speakers:
Alex Knezo, Designer, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Claudia Nahson, Morris and Eva Feld Curator, Jewish Museum

Alex Knezo is a designer at Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Before joining the studio, he worked at offices in Tokyo. Knezo graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Claudia Nashon is the Morris and Eva Feld Curator at the Jewish Museum, and has curated many exhibitions during her twenty-three year tenure. She studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and concentrated her studies on Jewish and medieval Christian art. 

Tuesday, 3/07
6pm to 7:30pm
Location
Jewish Museum
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