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Le Corbusier Architect of Modernism: Commentary by Richard Pare

Yet another great Lecture. This one is at the High Museum the same night as Drink and Discuss with the Girl. The lecture is free.

Lumière
Fall Lecture
Thursday, September 19, 2013, 7 PM, High Museum of Art, Hill Auditorium
1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309
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Richard Pare, master photographer and founding photographic curator of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, will speak to the impact of Le Corbusier’s work on contemporary design.

The presentation will include images from Pare’s Le Corbusier portfolio appearing in the Museum of Modern Art - New York exhibition, Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes. The portfolio was made possible by a grant from the AVC foundation, Moscow, and was first presented in, Le Corbusier: Creation and Secrets, from Painting to Architecture at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. It will also be featured at Fondacion La Caixa in Barcelona and Madrid.

The Lost Vanguard was a major exhibition at MoMA in 2007 of Pare’s photographs of Soviet Modernist architecture. It was also shown in Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona and Moscow, as well as at the Royal Academy of Arts in London (2012). He is responsible for four major books including Photography and Architecture 1839-1939.

Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret), born in 1887, was one most influential personalities in 20th Century culture. Best known for his profound effect on architecture, his career also had considerable influence on interior design and urban planning. His work continues to resonate in contemporary architecture and design, including the High Museum of Art.

Lumière is pleased to offer this program as a collaborative event with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.

Join the Docomomo US Georgia Chapter for drinks and Modern discussion at the Woodruff Art Center's Table 1280 before the lecture at 6PM. Let us know if you plan to make it by sending us a message.

Remember that even though a free event, you must reserve your lecture tickets through the Woodruff Art Center's ticket office: http://www.woodruffcenter.org/Calendar.aspx

For more about Lumiere contact:[masked] - [masked] or visit www.lumieregallery.net
Photograph: Villa Savoye, Poissy, France,[masked], © Richard Pare (2012)

Also, if you are interested, the architecture group Docomomo US Georgia Chapter

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