his will be a great lecture @la_institute_of_architecture! Join us 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟳, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 at 𝟲𝗽𝗺 𝗣𝗧 for our 𝙇𝘼𝙎𝙏 virtual Spring Lecture. Register: (link in bio)
In her talk, “How They Learned About L.A.” Emily will explore some of the photographs and photographers that helped bring Southern California architecture to the world’s attention. The bulk of the conversation, however, focuses on her latest book Wayne Thom: Photographing the Late Modern. A key primer to late-twentieth century Modernism, this monograph chronicles Thom’s photographic practice and the architectural and urban environment in which he worked. An innovative chronicler of the booming West Coast urbanism of the 1960s and 70s, Thom’s photographs of key projects by path-breaking architecture firms such as William Pereira & Associates, Edward Durell Stone, SOM, Gio Ponti, John Portman, I. M. Pei, and A. Quincy Jones helped establish the idea of cool architectural glamour of the era. ...