The Paul Rudolph Foundation is pleased to announce the fourth installment of our salon series on Modern Architects with a discussion led by Jayne Merkel.
Jayne Merkel is a Contributing Editor of AD/Architectural Design magazine in London and of Architectural Record in New York. She edited Oculus, the magazine of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, from 1994 to 2002 and worked as Architecture Critic of The Cincinnati Enquirer from 1977 to 1988. She is also the author of the monograph, Eero Saarinen (Phaidon Press, 2005), which is the subject of her discussion. Ms. Merkel has published other books, and she won an Emmy for the script of the Civil Pictures’ documentary film, “The Gateway Arch, A Reflection of America” in 2007. Her writing has appeared in trade and design magazines including Architecture, Art in America, Design Book Review, Harvard Design Magazine, the Wilson Quarterly, and Progressive Architecture. She directed the Graduate Program in Architecture and Design Criticism at Parsons School of Design/The New School for Social Research in New York, and has taught at both the University of Cincinnati, the Rhode Island School of Design, Miami University of Ohio, and the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
Ms. Merkel will present in the Modulightor duplex, on May 20th. She will be available to dedicate copies of her recent monograph over refreshments, following the talk.
Thursday, May 20th, 2010
6:45 - 8:00 pm
doors open at 6:15 pm
Modulightor, 246 East 58th Street
Sean Khorsandi, Foundation Co-Director
Limited copies of Eero Saarinen will be on hand for purchase and dedication.
Coffee and cookies provided by
The Paul Rudolph Foundation
Seats for the event are limited, so reserve your place today to ensure your attendance. Tickets are seldom available at the door.
To purchase tickets, please go to the event's website located here.
Please note, this post supersedes our April Newsletter which mis-represented the time and date of this presentation.