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Program

Feb 12, 2015 - May 23, 2015

Prague Funcitionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes

The Center for Architecture will open Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes on February 12th, 2015. This will be the exhibition’s US premiere, and the first major exhibition at the Center for Architecture to focus on Eastern European design.


The exhibition presents photographs of Prague’s functionalist buildings, projects, and drawings. The first section of the exhibition is focused on functionalist projects from the 1920s and 1930s, and the second section presents contemporary projects influenced by Czech Functionalist tradition. Texts by architectural scholars and researchers accompany the photographs.

Originally presented at Jaroslav Fragner Gallery in Prague, the New York presentation will include models of historic and contemporary buildings, Czech furniture and industrial design from the era, and a to-scale reproduction of a 1930s Czech minimal housing unit.

Exhibition opening:
Thursday, February 12, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Center for Architecture, 536 Laguardia Pl, NYC

RELATED PROGRAMMING

Exhibition Opening: Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes
Thursday, February 12, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Curator Tour: Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes
Friday, February 13, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Contemporary Design in the Czech Republic
Wednesday, April 15, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Functionalism Beyond Prague
Thursday, April 30, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

More info

Venue:

Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, NYC

Date

From: Feb 12, 2015
To: May 23, 2015

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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