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G.E. Kidder Smith Photographer: Discovering Italy

Date:

05/23/2022


G.E. Kidder Smith Photographer: Discovering Italy

G.E. Kidder Smith Photographer: Discovering Italy
May 23 - July 8, 2022
Visit by appointment only, Wednesday through Friday, 11:00am - 4:00pm CT
Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

 

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G.E. Kidder Smith Photographer is a multi-site exhibition curated by Angelo Maggi and Michelangelo Sabatino. In conjunction with the publication of G.E. Kidder Smith Builds: The Travel of Architectural Photography, three exhibitions examine his photographic legacy.

Building Books
May 20 - July 8, 2022
IIT College of Architecture, Graham Resource Center (lower level S.R. Crown Hall)
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At Home in America
May 22 - July 31, 2022
Barnsworth Gallery, The Edith Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois
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Discovering Italy
May 23 - July 8, 2022
Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

Discovering Italy presents a selection of photographs by Kidder Smith of Italian architecture, both historical and modern. While Italy Builds. Its Modern Architecture and Native Inheritance (1955) was published in English and Italian translation, The Magnificence of Italy (1957–61) unfortunately remained unpublished. Kidder Smith examined Italian cities and architecture through the eyes of a modern architect and created a transatlantic dialogue aimed at educating Americans about the challenges and opportunities of critically coexisting with the past.

Visit by appointment only, email events.iicchicago@gmail.com 

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Date: From Monday, May 23, 2022 To Friday, July 08, 2022

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago

Entrance : Free


Location:

Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago - 500 N Mi

1464