Join the Glass House to celebrate the extraordinary work of French filmmaker Jacques Tati (1907–1982) and its relationship to modern architecture, design and the lens through which post-World War II Europe emerged.
This Municipal Art Society virtual tour, led by DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State President John Arbuckle, will celebrate the seminal architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable (1921–2013), retracing one of the routes from her pocket guide Four Walking Tours of Modern Architecture in New York City.
On this virtual tour of her New York, participants will learn about Huxtable’s life, see buildings she praised and those she decried, and consider her legacy as a writer, an urbanist, and a champion of the collective work of city-making. Presented by Village Preservation, Landmark West, HDC and Friends of UES.
Alexander Calder reimagined sculpture as an experiment in space and motion. Drawn from MoMA’s collection and augmented with key loans from the Calder Foundation, this exhibition covers the full scope of Calder’s work, from the earliest wire and wood figures to the monumental abstract sculptures of his later years.
The 92nd Street Y will host author and leading Wright authority Anthony Alofsin for a lecture on Wright’s complex relationship to New York City. The lecture will draw on research for his book Wright and New York: The Making of America’s Architect, highlighting the battle for what will become the future for modern architecture in America.
The Czech Center New York is currently presenting a multi-media exhibition of apartment interiors by Adolf Loos (1870–1933) in the Czech city of Pilsen—home to a concentration of the architect’s work second only to Vienna and not widely known to an international audience.