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ARTIST TALK Alexander Gorlin: Kabbalah in Art and Architecture
Sponsor The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Description Architectural Digest selected Alexander Gorlin's firm for its prestigious AD100 designation in 2014. Gorlin will talk about his recent book, Kabbalah in Art and Architecture, and how the imagery of Jewish mysticism is represented in contemporary art, sculpture, and architecture by innovators such as Moshe Safdie, Louis Kahn, Yayoi Kusama, and Daniel Libeskind. Alexander Gorlin is a noted architect, design critic, author, and scholar. His internationally recognized architectural firm specializes in design for religious institutions, along with high-end residential, affordable, and supportive housing for the homeless, as well as master planning. Established in 1987, the firm has received many accolades, including a number of Design Excellence Awards from the American Institute of Architects. Gorlin has taught at the Yale School of Architecture and was a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome.
Date/Dates May 15 2014
Times 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost $5
Street Address 736 Mission Street Google Map
Location San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Contact Name thecontemporaryjewishmuseum
Phone Number (415) 665-8800
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