ARCHTOBER 2019 AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY

 Tuesday, October 8that 6.30 p.m., The Marriage of Photography and Architecture with Art Historian, Sharon Suchma

 Art historian, Sharon Suchma, PhD, will explore The Marriage of Photography and Architecture. Since the birth of photography in the 19thCentury, architecture has been a constant subject and well-suited partner. Since the birth of photography in the 19thCentury, architecture has been a constant subject and well-suited partner. This talk will look at some examples of how images of human-made structures reveal more than just the structures themselves, representing exploration, construction, social conditions, lifestyle, and art movements.

Tuesday, October 22ndat 6:30 p.m., New York’s Original Penn Station: The Rise and Tragic Fall of an American Landscape with writer Paul Kaplan

Mr. Kaplan will recount the trials and triumphs of New York’s Original Penn Station: The Rise and Tragic Fall of an American Landscape.  For decades, Penn Station was a center of elegance and pride in New York City. In the mid-1960s, the station was tragically destroyed. The loss inspired the birth of preservation laws in the city that would save other landmarks like Grand Central.

Tuesday, October 29that 6:30 p.m,  Codex New York:  Typologies of the City with photographer, Stanley Greenberg

Codex New York:  Typologies of the City  is the latest book on explorations and observances about New York City by noted urban photographer Stanley Greenberg. Mr. Greenburg will discuss his book which creates a visual taxonomy of the city by isolating and appreciating its seminal architectural components.  A native New Yorker, the photographer walks the five boroughs documenting, through his lens, those things that lay beneath the city’s surfaces.

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