The Untimely Timeliness of Swedish Modernism
Thursday, October 30, 2008, 5:30 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
To celebrate MoMA's publication of Modern Swedish Design: Three Founding Texts, Kenneth Frampton, Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, moderates a panel discussion on the intellectual background and influence of modern Swedish architecture and design and the critical role of manifestos in architectural discourse. Participants include the coeditors and coauthors of the new publication: Lucy Creagh, architect and PhD candidate at Columbia University; Helena Kåberg, curator at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm; and Barbara Miller Lane, Emeritus Professor at Bryn Mawr College.
This program is made possible by The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art. Additional support is provided by the Consulate General of Sweden in New York, the Australian Council for the Arts, and the Australian Government.
The publication Modern Swedish Design: Three Founding Texts was made possible by the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, Kerstin and Pontus Bonnier, Stockholm, and The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art. Additional support is provided by the Consulate General of Sweden in New York, Estrid Ericsons Stiftelse, and the Department of Art History, Uppsala University.
Tickets ($10; members $8; students and seniors $5) are available online, at the lobby information desk, the Film desk, or in the Cullman Building lobby.