THE MAKING OF AN AVANT GARDE: IAUS 1967-1984 Film Screening and Discussion

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When:
November 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm America/New York Timezone
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Where:
The Cooper Union
30 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003
USA
Cost:
Free

THE MAKING OF AN AVANT GARDE: IAUS 1967-1984

Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm

ADMISSION: Free, general seating

This documentary by Diana Agrest explores the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies fertile beginnings and enduring significance as a locus for the avant-garde.  Founded in 1967 with close ties to The Museum of Modern Art, the Institute’s young, little known founders and participants would shape architectural practice and theory for decades, making New York the global center for architectural debate and discourse in the United States.  The film features Mark Wigley, Peter Eisenman, Diana Agrest, Charles Gwathmey, Mario Gandelsonas, Richard Meier, Kenneth Frampton, Barbara Jakobson, Frank Gehry, Anthony Vidler, Deborah Berke, Rem Koolhaas, Stan Allen, Suzanne Stephens, Bernard Tschumi, Joan Ockman, among others.

Following the screening, writer/producer/director Agrest will lead a panel discussion featuring prominent members of today’s design community.

Agrest is an internationally renowned architect recognized for her unique and pioneering approach to architecture and urbanism and a full-time professor at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union.

The event is co-sponsored by the Architectural League of New York.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Film & Discussion:  7–8:30 PM; Reception to follow

The Cooper Union – Great Hall
7 East 7th Street between 3rd and 4th Aves
New York, NY 10003

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