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02.05.14 | SCI-Arc, W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
Barry Bergdoll: Out of Site/In Plain View: On the Origins of Modernity of the Architecture Exhibition

Wednesday, February 5, 7pm
W.M. Keck Lecture Hall

Barry Bergdoll is the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Architectural History at Columbia University and a curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, where from 2007-2013 he served as The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design.

At MoMA, he has organized, curated, and consulted on several major exhibitions of 19th and 20th-century architecture, including last year’s “Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes” with Jean-Louis Cohen and “Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light” with Corinne Bélier and Marc LeCoeur. He served as President of the Society of Architectural Historians from 2006-2008, Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge University in winter 2011, and in 2013 delivered the 62nd A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art.

Bergdoll is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.