‘Competition’ vs. ‘Collaboration’: My Conversation Hosted by the Glass House

Earlier this year I was included in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s ‘Modern Views‘ exhibition to benefit the restoration of Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House and Philip Johnson’s Glass House.  My submission can be seen here(pg. 26).  This week the organizers of an affiliated project called Glass House Conversations asked me to host [...]

‘Modern Views’: to Benefit Farnsworth House and the Glass House’

The National Trust For Historic Preservation is launching a major exhibition this evening at the iconic Four Seasons Restaurant in New York to raise money for the restoration and repair of Philip Johnson’s Glass House and Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House.  The exhibition, entitled ‘Modern Views: A Project to Benefit Farnsworth House and the Glass House’ [...]

‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity’ at MoMA

I just ran through the exhibit ‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity’ at MoMA.  Unfortunately all I could manage was a quick visit.  One of the perils of visiting MoMA during a weekday, even at lunch, is the possibility of it being overrun with masses of super-sugared sixth graders on a class trip.  With a generous helping of European tourists [...]