Lecture: Thu, Sep 19, 7pm - 9pm
Richard Pare, master photographer and founding photographic curator of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, will comment on the impact of Le Corbusier’s work on contemporary design.
Le Corbusier was one of the most influential personalities in 20th Century culture. While best know for his architecture and urban planning, his interests spanned interior design, drawing, painting and photography.
The program will include images from his portfolio of Le Corbusier’s architecture. A selected group appear in the major retrospective exhibition currently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York… Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes. The exhibition will also be shown at Fodacion La Caixa in Barcelona and Madrid. The work was made possible by a grant from the AVC foundation, Moscow, and was first presented in the exhibition Le Corbusier: Creation and Secrets, from Painting to Architecture at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.
Richard Pare studied photography and graphic design in his native England as well as at the Art Institute of Chicago. He is the author of a number of books on the subject including, Court House: A Photographic Document and Photography and Architecture: 1839-1939. His photographs of Soviet Modernist architecture were the subject of a MoMA exhibition (2007) and a major book…The Lost Vanguard. It received wide acclaim, including major museum exhibitions in Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, Moscow and London.
Presented in partnership with Lumiere and the High Museum of Art.
This program is free, however seating is limited and must be reserved through the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office at 404-733-5000. Limit 2 tickets per person. Tickets to the Museum are sold separately.
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 733-4400
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