Visiting Scholars 1998–1999

Research, September 1998 to August 1999
Annalisa Avon
Italy
“Jacques Le Mercier, Nicolas Poussin, and the Decoration of the Louvre’s Long Gallery”

Lauro Cavalcanti
Paço Imperial, Brazil
“Modern and Brazilian: Architecture Under the Good Neighbour Policy”

Dirk De Meyer
Universiteit Gent, Belgium
“Contaminating the Baroque: Johann Santini Aichel and Early Eighteenth-Century Bohemian Culture”

Brian Massumi
Australian National University, Australia
“Architecture of the Event”

Detlef Mertins
University of Toronto, Canada
“Mies van der Rohe’s Approach to City-Making in Postwar America”

Gilles Ragot
École d’architecture et de paysage de Bordeaux, France
“Architecture fonctionnelle et fonctionnalisme : étude sémantique du concept de fonctionnalisme dans l’architecture contemporaine de 1940 à 1970”

Robert Somol
University of California, Los Angeles, United States
“Repetition and the Avant-garde: The Emergence of the Diagram in Contemporary Architecture”

Rochelle Ziskin
University of Missouri, Kansas City, United States
“Lexicons of Femininity and Masculinity in French Late Baroque Domestic Design”

Associate Scholars
Desmond Hui
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Ferran Sagarra
Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona, Spain

The themes of the Visiting Scholars program in 1998–1999 were “The Baroque Phenomenon beyond Rome” and “Architecture and the Critical Debate after 1945.”

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