Soaring to New Heights: The Rise of an American Style of Architecture and Design, 1900-1950

Nonie Gadsden, Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture
At the beginning of the 20th century, American architects and designers struggled to define a uniquely American modern style. As the capital of American modernism, New York City and its signature skyscrapers came to symbolize progress, modernity, and the future. Learn more about New York’s architecture and how the American public received it.

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New York City: A Muse for Modern Art

Tuesday Morning Session: Soaring to New Heights

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10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
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Session 4 of 5