Authors/Contributors

Dennis P. Doordan

Document Type

Article

Date

Spring 1984

Embargo Period

3-4-2011

Keywords

William Lescaze, architecture, modernism

Language

English

Disciplines

American Art and Architecture | Architectural History and Criticism | History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Description/Abstract

This article is an adapted form of a panel discussion that took place discussing the architect William Lescaze. Overall, the panel seemed divided between those who judged Lescaze's achievements acoording to the established tenets of orthodox modernism and those who sought a new critical framework for evaluating Lescaze's contribution to the rise of modern design in American based upon typological, professional, and commercial criteria.

Additional Information

Part of the proceedings of the symposium "William Lescaze and the Rise of Modern Design in America", held at the Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, on February 15th and 16th, 1984.

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