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[BKARTS] APHA-NY Lecture: May 21, 2002 Virginia Smith at the Grolier Club



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APHA's New York Regional chapter announces the following lecture next Tuesday.

Virginia Smith, Professor of Art at the City University of New York
"Kabel to Corbu: The Spirit of Modernism Pervading All the Arts"
The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, NY
6:00 PM. Tuesday.

Virginia Smith with speak on relationships between typography of the Early
Modernist period and design in other fields, including architecture and
haute couture -- material covered in her forthcoming book Visual Set:
Typography and the Design Arts. She will show results of her recent
research in the Imprimerie Nationale in Paris, in the archives of the
Louvre and in private collections, including original photographs of the
famous Art Deco Exposition of 1925 in Paris, and rare period photographs
taken when Le Corbusier's "white boxes" of the 1920's were first built.

Virginia Smith is Professor of Art at the City University of New York, and
a past president of the American Printing History Association. Held at The
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Contact Lowell Bodger at 212
777-0841 for more information.


Paul W. Romaine
web@printinghistory.org
Vice President for Membership/ Web site manager
The American Printing History Association

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