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20th Century Architecture in NY & the World: An Inclusive History

06 September - 27 September
Organized by: The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
Venue: The General Society Library
20 West 44th Street
First Floor
New York
10036

This course is a four-part illustrated lecture series that will cover the architecture of New York from World War I to the present day. Topics will include the Beaux-Arts, the development of modern ornamental styles through the 1920s and 1930s, the increasing influence of Central European Modernism and the dominance of that Modernism after World War II, the persistence of classical and traditional forms through the postwar years, and the pivotal role of New Formalism, among other topics.

Instructors: Francis Morrone and Katherine Hanson (TA)Pre-Requisites: NoneCost: $145 for members, $175 for non-members

Credits: 8 AIA LUs