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Glass House Presents: Paul Goldberger and Mark Lamster

March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Lamb Room

Join writers PAUL GOLDBERGER and MARK LAMSTER for a conversation about Lamster’s recent book The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century, as well as the process of writing architectural biographies.

PLEASE REGISTER   The lecture will begin at 6:30 pm, preceded by a reception beginning at 6:00 pm.

PAUL GOLDBERGER, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, spent fifteen years as the architecture critic for The New Yorker and began his career at the New York Times, where he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism for his writing on architecture. Goldberger is the author of many books, most recently Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry, Why Architecture Matters, Building Up and Tearing Down: Reflections on the Age of Architecture, and Up From Zero. Goldberger is also completing a new book on the architecture of American baseball parks to be published next year. He is also the chairman of the Advisory Council of the Glass House and the Joseph Urban Professor of Design and Architecture at the New School.

MARK LAMSTER is the architecture critic of the Dallas Morning News and a professor at the architecture school of the University of Texas at Arlington. In 2017, he was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular contributor to numerous magazines. His photographic work has been published and exhibited across the United States.

Glass House Presents is an occasional series of talks and events about architecture, design, and Modernism in New Canaan and beyond. The series is collaboratively organized by the Glass House and New Canaan Library.

Image: Photograph of Philip Johnson by Carl Van Vechten, 1963. Courtesy of the Carl Van Vechten Trust.


March 12, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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