Monday, 7th October 2019 at 18.30
Marcel Breuer: Last of the First Moderns / First of the Last Moderns
lecture by American architect historian Robert McCarter
Joint program with CAFe Budapest Contemporary Art Festival
A Budapest Design Week 2019 program
Robert McCarter is the author of the Marcell Breuer monograph published by Phaidon Press in 2016. The comprehensive work details the lifework of the world-renowned Hungarian architect and designer, from Bauhaus through his collaboration with Walter Gropius, his European-built buildings and furniture, to his activity in America.
Robert McCarter is a practicing architect and a professor at Washington University in St Louis since 2007. Formerly, he was the director of the Florida University Institute of Architecture and a lecturer at Columbia University. His book, published by Phaidon Press: Grafton Architects (2018); Marcel Breuer (2016); Steven Holl (2015); Alvar Aalto (2014); Carlo Scarpa (2013); Understanding Architecture (co-author: Juhani Pallasmaa) (2012); Louis I Kahn (2005).
In English with Hungarian simultaneous interpretation.