Klai Juba Wald Lecture Series: Elizabeth Smith


Sep. 12, 2016, 5:30pm to 7pm

Office/Remote Location

UNLV School of Architecture Library


Elizabeth Smith, executive director, Helenfrankenthaler Foundation, and author, will discuss the Case Study Home Program as part of the Klai Juba Wald Lecture Series.

Smith is from the New York based Helen Frankenthaler Foundation. Previously she held curatorial and administrative positions at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. During her career as a curator, Smith curated, published, and lectured widely on contemporary art and architecture from the mid-20th century to the present. She has curated or co-organized some of the following exhibitions on architecture: Blueprints for Modern Living: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses; Urban Revisions: Current Projects for the Public Realm; The Architecture of R.M. Schindler; and At the End of the Century: 100 Years of Architecture plus solo exhibitions on the work of Frank Isreal, Wolf Prix and Kiki Smith, and Garofalo Architects. Smith authored Techno Architecture (2000) and Case Study Houses (2002/2006) and has contributed essays to numerous additional publications ranging from Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention and Chicago Makes Modern to Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe and Do-Ho Suh Drawings.

A reception precedes the lecture.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Fine Arts
Jennifer Vaughan

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External Sponsor

Klai Juba Wald Architects