‘War/Art Balance’ ~ a Panel Speaks on Complexities Surrounding History of Ukrainian, Russian, and Soviet Avant-Garde Movements at The Cooper Union

 

 

 

 

The Cooper Union will bring together a range of voices to speak on the complexities surrounding the histories of the Ukrainian, Russian, and Soviet avant-garde movements in a panel discussion entitled “War/Art Balance: Deimperializing the Soviet Avant-Garde at the Time of Russia’s War on Ukraine, Its Culture, and People”. The panel discussion will take place on April 27th from 6:30 ~ 8pm.

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‘Lyrical Urbanism: The Taipei Music Center’ to Open at Cooper Union

 

 

 

Photograph courtesy Yana Zhezhela & Alek Vatagin

Lyrical Urbanism: The Taipei Music Center, an exhibition marking the recent completion of Reiser+Umemoto, RUR Architecture’s Taipei Music Center (TMC), a new musical district within Taipei, will be on view at Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture April 6-29, 2022. Designed by the project’s architects from the New-York based firm, it will feature mural-sized photographs, architectural models, drawings, and audiovisual media that explore the decade-long design process, Taiwan’s music industry, and the nation’s cosmopolitan ambitions. The opening reception in Cooper Union’s Great Hall on April 6 will include a lecture, panel discussion, and a musical performance composed for the occasion.

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‘Nivola in New York: Figure in Field’, a Gallery Exhibition & Walking Tour by The Cooper Union in 2020, Along with an Update on The Return of the 18 Restored Nivola Horses

 

 

 

Costantino Nivola at work, preparing for a sand-casting. Photographer and date unknown. Courtesy of the Nivola Family Archive.

New York is home to the largest gathering of Nivola’s public artworks — 21 pieces across all five boroughs, at least 17 of which still exist. So it is with great excitement and anticipation that we look forward to the opening of The Cooper Union’s next exhibition, Nivola in New York I Figure in Fieldthe first-ever to tell the story of Nivola’s built New York City projects through maquette and sculptures, original drawings, site-specific photographs, and related ephemera (2020).

Exciting update, January 9, 2024, The Nivola Horses have been restored and return to their original Upper West Side home at Stephen Wise Towers.

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How to Build a House: Architectural Research in the Digital Age at The Cooper Union

 

 

DFAB House at The Cooper Union

A new exhibition showcasing the conception and making of the DFAB HOUSE, the world’s first fully inhabited building to have been digitally planned and largely built with the help of robots and 3D printers will open at The Cooper Union on September 12th.

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‘Towards a New [Hypo]Thesis’ at The Cooper Union

 

 

TOWARDS A NEW [HYPO]THESIS ~ OilScapes: Re-Mapping the Power Politics. Image courtesy of The Cooper Union
The Master of Architecture II Graduate exhibition, Towards a New [Hypo]Thesis, 2017-18 Thesis Exhibition will open at The Cooper Union on September 11.

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