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Café Columbia Frank Lloyd Wright at 150

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Café Columbia Frank Lloyd Wright at 150

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Columbia College Alumni Association
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century, a radical designer and intellectual who embraced new technologies and materials, pioneered do-it-yourself construction systems as well as avant-garde experimentation, and advanced original theories with regards to nature, urban planning, and social politics. Join exhibit curator and Columbia alumnus and professor Barry Bergdoll CC'77, the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology as MOMA marks the 150th anniversary of this major exhibition that critically engages with Wright's multifaceted practice. The exhibition comprises approximately 450 works made from the 1890s through the 1950s, including architectural drawings, models, building fragments, films, television broadcasts, print media, furniture, tableware, textiles, paintings, photographs, and scrapbooks, along with a number of works that have rarely or never been publicly exhibited.