Barry Bergdoll will present a short lecture on Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, arguing that the Bauhaus emigrés did not only have an impact at Harvard; they were types and models for the New World in general, with considerable attention from Latin America in particular. With responses by Michael...
Álvaro Siza Vieira
Introduced by Barry Bergdoll and Kenneth Frampton; Moderated by Pedro Gadanho
Recorded: June 18, 2013
Álvaro Siza Vieira is the most important and influential Portuguese architect of our time. His work has been internationally recognized for more than five decades for its coherent and thoughtful response to both site...
On occasion of the opening of a new education space in the Museum of Modern Art — "People’s Studio: Design, Experiment, Build" — this panel discussion examines three case studies in experimental education that have greatly influenced subsequent generations of learners and educators. This program will offer multiple perspectives...
Architecture in the Museum: The Art of Advocacy
Barry Bergdoll - Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University & The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Department of Architecture (today of Architecture and Design) at the Museum of Modern Art is the oldest continuing art museum department...
Monday, October 27, 2014 6:30pm
Barry Bergdoll, Columbia Art History and Archaeology
Keller Easterling, Yale School of Architecture
Hal Foster, Princeton University
Beatrice Galilee, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, OMA
Organized by Felicity Scott and Mark Wasiuta, Columbia GSAPP
Featuring findings from the Venice Observatory of the CCCP Program
This event will take the...
Barry Bergdoll nos habla de la creciente fascinación norteamericana por la arquitectura que realizamos al sur del continente y entrega algunas ideas de cómo Chile llega a posicionarse como protagonista en la escena arquitectónica mundial.
Wednesday, April 9
Altschul Auditorium, SIPA
Aaron Betsky called visionary architect Lauretta Vinciarelli's (1943--2011) watercolor paintings of buildings, light, and water "spaces for the senses, without ground, program, or context" that are "more beautiful than real." Her artwork is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the...
April 1, 2015 6:30pm
Response by Barry Bergdoll and Luis Carranza
Mexico-City based architect Mauricio Rocha presents the work of his firm Taller de Arquitectura-Mauricio Rocha, including the 14,000 sqm complex Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired that features courtyards, a store, a “tifloteca-sonoteca” (a sound and touch...
Examine the original drawing of Frank Lloyd Wright's Mile-High Tower (the drawing itself measuring over eight feet long!) with MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll, and learn why clues left on the drawing have led Barry to view this piece from the archives as the great architect's last autobiography.
Subscribe for our...
Marking the 150th anniversary of the American architect’s birth on June 8, 1867, MoMA presents "Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive," a major exhibition that critically engages Wright's multifaceted practice. Join us for a discussion with MoMA director Glenn Lowry and exhibition curator Barry Bergdoll on the...
Barry Bergdoll begins by surveying the popularity and ubiquity of architecture exhibitions, noting the rise to prominence of the curator’s voice. He proposes understanding architecture exhibitions as part of the invention of a self-conscious modernism that has repeatedly changed architecture for the last 250 years. Bergdoll stresses the promotional...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University and MoMA
Carole Ann Fabian, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Reinhold Martin, Columbia University GSAPP