The Crucible of Creativity: Frank Lloyd Wright, Anthony Alofsin, and Patti Smith
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

The Crucible of Creativity: Frank Lloyd Wright, Anthony Alofsin, and Patti Smith

  • The Museum of the City of New York (map)
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"I can think of several more desirable places in the world to build (this) great museum but we will have to try New York," Frank Lloyd Wright wrote of the Guggenheim.

Architect and author Anthony Alofsin sits down for a conversation with acclaimed writer, performer, and visual artist Patti Smith about the past, present, and future of New York City as a hotbed for creativity. The two will consider how the city serves as an incubator for innovation through the lens of acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s fraught, but ultimately career-defining relationship with NYC…

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Anthony Alofsin with Judith Dupré at the New York Public Library
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Anthony Alofsin with Judith Dupré at the New York Public Library

  • Celeste Auditorium at South Court, The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (map)
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Frank Lloyd Wright denounced New York as an “unlivable prison,” but in the 1920s the city gave him a refuge from personal and creative troubles, provided key clients and commissions, and helped him to resurrect a foundering career. The massive, sprawling metropolis unlocked new creative energies and later served as a foil for Wright’s work in the desert and in promoting “organic architecture,” …

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Alofsin to be Honored at 2017 AIA Austin Awards Celebration
May
12
6:00 PM18:00

Alofsin to be Honored at 2017 AIA Austin Awards Celebration

The annual AIA Austin Awards Celebration recognizes the accomplishments of AIAI Austin Members, as well as individuals and organizations from our community through the AIA Austin Design Awards, Honor Awards, and AIA Fellowship.

This year we recognize and pin two AIA Austin Members elevated to the distinguished level of Fellowship: Anthony Alofsin, FAIA and Luis Jauregui, FAIA.

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