Conversations in Context begins new season at Glass House
Published 5:08 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2013
"Conversations in Context builds on the site's legacy of creative dialogue by welcoming leaders from different fields to interpret this rich, enigmatic place and explore ideas with the public," said Henry Urbach, director of the Glass House.
Hosts include Peter Brant, Elizabeth Diller, Peter Eisenman, Cynthia Davidson, Murray Moss, Francois de Menil, Annabelle Selldorf, Bjarke Ingels and James Welling. Visitors will explore the Glass House compound during evening tours hosted by those in the fields of architecture, design and the arts.
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Events take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on select Thursdays throughout the tour season, which runs through Nov. 30.
The schedule is:
May 2: Murray Moss, founder of Moss, and Francois de Menil, founder, FdM: Arch
June 6: Elizabeth Diller, founding principal of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and professor of architecture at Princeton University
July 18: Peter Eisenman, founder and principal, Eisenman Architects; Charles Gwathmey, professor in practice, Yale School of Architecture; and Cynthia Davidson, founding editor, Log: Observations on Architecture and the Contemporary City
Oct. 10: James Welling, photographer, area head of photography, UCLA
Nov. 7: Annabelle Selldorf, principal of Selldorf Architects
Tickets are $150 and may be purchased at philipjohnsonglasshouse.org or by calling 866-811-4111. Space is limited and advance reservations are recommended.