Barry Bergdoll, “Learning from the Americas: Gropius and Breuer in the New World”

Barry Bergdoll will present a short lecture on Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, arguing that the Bauhaus emigrés did not only have an impact at Harvard; they were types and models for the New World in general, with considerable attention from Latin America in particular. With responses by Michael Hays, Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory, and Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean and Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design. 

Barry Bergdoll is the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University and Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art.

Part of the series “Then and Now: Walter Gropius and the Lineage of the Bauhaus,” sponsored by the Breger Fund in Honor of Walter Gropius.

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Photo of Barry Bergdoll by Robin Holland

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Barry Bergdoll

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