Building a new "New World": Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture

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Curator
Jean-Louis Cohen
Dates
Opening on 13 November 2019, this exhibition sheds new light on Soviet-era architectural influences
Venue
Canadian Centre for Architecture. 1920, rue Baile. Montreal, QC H3H 2S6. Canada.

Jean-Louis Cohen

Jean-Louis Cohen. Trained as an architect and an historian, Jean-Louis Cohen has held the Sheldon H. Solow Chair for the History of Architecture at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts since 1994. In 2014 he was appointed to the first chair for architecture at the Collège de France. He has published more than thirty books, including: Casablanca (2001), France, Modern Architectures in History (2015), Le Corbusier: an Atlas of Modern Landscapes (2013), The Future of Architecture. Since 1889 (2012), Architecture in Uniform (2011), and Le Corbusier and the Mystique of the USSR (1992). Among the numerous exhibitions he has curated are the centennial show L'aventure Le Corbusier (1987), at the Centre Georges Pompidou; Architecture in Uniform at the Canadian Center for Architecture (2011); and Le Corbusier: an Atlas of Modern Landscapes, at the Museum of Modern Art (2007). He received the special mention of the jury for his French pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale.

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