Feb 03 2015
Book Launch | THE LOOK with Elizabeth Diller, Dennis Freedman, Matthew Monteith and Henry Urbach
Tues | 6:30 pm
Swiss Institute and ARTBOOK invite you to join Elizabeth Diller, Dennis Freedman and Matthew Monteith in a conversation moderated by Henry Urbach celebrating the publication of THE LOOK, by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Matthew Monteith.
Commissioned by the DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
Elizabeth Diller is a founding principal at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, a 115-person interdisciplinary design studio that integrates architecture, the visual arts, and the performing arts. Recent and ongoing projects include the renovation of Lincoln Center, the High Line, the ICA Boston, and CultureSHED in Hudson Yards.
Dennis Freedman is the Creative Director of Barneys New York and was formerly the Creative Director of W Magazine for 10 years. He has also edited books by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, and Maurizio Cattelan.
Matthew Monteith, a former Fulbright Scholar and recipient of the Abigail Cohen Rome Prize in Photography from The American Academy in Rome, is currently Assistant Professor of Photography at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. His editorial work has appeared in many magazines, including GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Interview, W, and Dwell. In 2007, Aperture published his monograph Czech Eden.
Henry Urbach is the Director of the Philip Johnson Glass House and previously served as Curator of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA).
The Look In 2013 the Deste Foundation commissioned Diller, Scofidio + Renfro to curate a capsule collection and integrate the selected works into an independent project. The Look, a narrative in 18 scenes about youth, aging and identity, examines the notion of the classic in fashion and architecture.
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