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2010 Public Programs & Events
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Preservation Vision Cafe No. 2
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
Preserving the Preservation Movement: Beginning the Process of Archiving
co-sponsored with New York Preservation Archive Project
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
Preservation Vision Cafe No. 1
Thursday, June 22, 2010 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
Architecture as Icon: An Off-Site Gallery Talk by Dr. Katherine Marsengill
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
Princeton University’s exhibition, Architecture as Icon studied the perception and representation of architecture in Byzantine Art through an exhibit of rarely viewed objects from Greece, Romania, Armenia, and Russia. This was the first exhibit of its kind to move the focus of iconic artwork beyond the foreground images and acknowledge the often overlooked backgrounds, celebrating the relevance of architectural figures within the composition. Dr. Katherine Marsengill gave an illustrated presentation of works from the exhibit based on her gallery talk. Katherine Marsengill received her BA and MA from the University of Georgia, and Ph.D from Princeton University. This program was sponsored by the Neighborhood Preservation Center and by US/ICOMOS.
Night/Shift: Book Talk with Lynn Saville. Presentation by Author/Photographer Lynn Saville
Monday, April 12, 2010 at the Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place)
In her book, Night/Shift, Lynn Saville has captured urban landscapes at twilight and dawn, revealing the stark paradoxes between day and darkness. She discussed the progression of her work from earlier black and white nocturnes and talk about the surprising occasional ghostlike shadowy figures that have begun to appear in her photographs. Co-sponsored with the Center for Architecture.
Place, Race, and Story: Essays on the Past and Future of Historic Preservation
co-sponsored with Historic Districts Council
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Author Talk with Ned Kaufman about his book PLACE, RACE, AND STORY:Essays on the Past and Future of Historic Preservation.