Second Annual Joseph Masheck Lecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus: The Concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk in Japanese Modern Architecture

Through a close investigation of artist MigishiKōtarō’s(1903-34) atelier in Tokyo (1934), Dr. Suzie Kim will discuss modern architectural practices of Japanese architect and former BauhauslerYamawakiIwao (1898-1987), who sought to advance Japanese housing style based on his study at the Dessau Bauhaus between 1930 and 1932 and searched for a synthesis between geometric forms, straightforward structures, and the traditional Japanese construction methods.

 

 

Speaker: Dr. Suzie Kim, University of Mary Washington

 

Calkins Hall, Room 208
Sponsored by the Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art History and Asian Studies Program  

 

Monday, April 08, 2019

Cost:

Free

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Location:

Calkins Hall
Calkins Hall
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Dept of Fine Arts, Design, Art History

Phone: 516-463-5474
Website: Click to Visit

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