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Architecture on display : on the history of the Venice Biennale of Architecture / [Aaron Levy and William Menking ; in conversation with Vittorio Gregotti [and others]].

Publication:
London : Architectural Association, ©2010.
Format/Description:
Book
206 pages ; 18 cm
Subjects:
Biennale di Venezia. -- History -- Interviews. -- Settore architettura
International Architectural Exhibition -- History -- Interviews.
Architecture -- Exhibitions -- History -- Interviews.
Venice (Italy) -- Exhibitions -- History -- Interviews.
Biennale di Venezia.
International Architectural Exhibition.
Architecture.
Exhibition catalogs.
Italy -- Venice.
Mostra internazionale di architettura
Arkitektur -- utställningar.
Venedig -- Architektur-Biennale.
Form/Genre:
Interview.
History.
Interviews.
Summary:
Features an unprecedented series of interviews that editors Aaron Levy and William Menking have conducted with each of the living directors of the Venice Biennale for Architecture, including Vittorio Gregotti, Paolo Portoghesi, Francesco Dal Co, Kurt Foster, Massimiliano Fuksas, Kazuyo Sejima, and Deyan Sudjic, among others. The origins of the architecture biennale are generally traced to the 1970s, when it emerged from under the umbrella of the larger Venice Biennale, which was itself established in 1895. Since then it has become one of the most prestigious forums for architectural discourse today, and has served as a model for a range of international exhibitions. This book explores the biennale through conversations with the directors who established its particular discourse, as well as with the current president of the Venice Biennale, Paolo Barrata. These conversations do not seek to recapitulate the exhibitions themselves but rather explore the questions that these exhibitions raise, with the hope of offering a model for future curatorial endeavours.
Contents:
Preface / by Brett Steele
Introduction / by Aaron Levy
Vittorio Gregotti
Paolo Portoghesi
Francesco Dal Co
Hans Hollein
Massimiliano Fuksas
Deyan Sudjic
Kurt W Forester
Richard Burdett
Aaron Betsky
Kazuyo Sejima
Paolo Baratta
Afterwords / by William Menking.
Notes:
Authors from cover.
Contributor:
Levy, Aaron, 1977-
Menking, William.
Gregotti, Vittorio.
Architectural Association (Great Britain)
ISBN:
9781902902968
1902902963
OCLC:
670473953
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