There are just a few days left to join the online Glass House Conversation with host Kimberli Meyer, Director, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, at the Schindler House.
A relentless torrent of discourse, high and low, has come to dominate contemporary life. Yet we willingly add more. Why does our chatter matter? Are we invested in the exchange of ideas, do we feel pressured to participate to keep from getting lost in the crowd, or is there something else going on? Where does substance and self-promotion stop and start?
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Filed under: Glass House Conversations, Glass House, Glass House Conversations, Kimberli Meyer, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Schindler House
The Philip Johnson Glass House: Site Preparation, Pre-Opening Building Improvements, January – February 2007. Photo: The Philip Johnson Glass House / National Trust for Historic Preservation
Directors and curators from nine of the world’s iconic modern house museums will be speaking at “Private Domains/Public Displays: The Modern House Interpreted, A Symposium in Celebration of Fallingwater’s 75th Anniversary” on Tuesday April 5th 2011 at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: Preservation in Action, Alvar Aalto Foundation, Alvar Aalto Museum, Architecture, Fallingwater, Farnsworth House, Gropius House, Modern, Modern Homes, Private Domains/Public Displays: The Modern House Interpreted, Schindler House, Symposium, Symposium in Celebration of Fallingwater’s 75th Anniversary, The Miller House and Garden, The Philip Johnson Glass House, Villa Tugendhat, Wharton Esherick Museum