Glass House Presents: Toshiko Mori and Nicholas Fox Weber
Toshiko Mori and Nicholas Fox Weber have a conversation about the legacy and impact of Anni and Josef Albers, as well as Mori’s engagement with New Canaan modernism.
Toshiko Mori is the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, PLLC. Her firm’s recent work includes the Cambridge Headquarters for the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research; Master Plans for the Brooklyn Public Library and Buffalo Botanical Gardens; Thread, a Cultural Center and Artists’Residences, in rural Senegal; and new canopies for the #7 Subway line for the Hudson Park and Boulevard in New York City.
Nicholas Fox Weber is a cultural historian and Executive Director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. He has written extensively about both Josef and Anni Albers and curated many major exhibitions and retrospectives dedicated to their work. He is a graduate of Columbia College and Yale University and author of fourteen books including Patron Saints, The Art of Babar, The Drawings of Josef Albers, The Clarks of Cooperstown, Balthus, Le Corbusier: A Life, and The Bauhaus Group.
October 27, 2016