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Talk on Work by Brazilian Architect

Oscar Niemeyer’s Niterói Contemporary Art Museum near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the city's main landmarks.
Oscar Niemeyer’s Niterói Contemporary Art Museum near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the city’s main landmarks.

Laguna Friends of Architecture and award-winning teacher and lecturer Jacqueline Hahn will present a narrated slideshow of work by noted Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer Friday, Jan 26.

Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) is considered to be a key figure in the development of modern architecture, and is best known for his design of civic buildings for Brasília and for his collaboration with other architects on the headquarters of the United Nations in New York.

The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Studio MC1 at Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd.

 

 

 

Curator’s Book Reveals New Winslow Homer Works

A free talk by Reilly Rhodes, author of “Winslow Homer from Poetry to Fiction- the Engraved Works,” takes place along with a book signing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr.

"Snap the Whip"
“Snap the Whip”

The art of Winslow Homer is illustrated with informative interpretation and accompanied by never before published or exhibited period photographs.

Rhodes is the director and chief curator of the initiative known as Contemporary and Modern Print Exhibitions, based in Laguna Niguel.

In 2015 he discovered the locale of the still-standing little red schoolhouse in Winslow’s painting “Snap the Whip,” in the rural hamlet of Hurley, N.Y., 90 miles north of New York City.

Advance tickets are available by calling 949 494-8971 or online at lagunartmuseum.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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