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During the 1920s, New York achieved world renown as the quintessential skyscraper metropolis. Gail Fenske, professor of architecture at Roger Williams University, explores the art and architecture that infused the city with a powerful sense of place, capturing the imaginations of artists and filmmakers, among them Georgia O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Fritz Lang, and Paul Manship. In conjunction with Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern.
Emily Orr, curator of design at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, explores the unexpected relationship that emerged between textiles and metalwork as the American silk industry expanded in the 1920s. In conjunction with the exhibition Paul Manship: Ancient Made Modern. Co-sponsored with the Wadsworth’s Costume & Textile Society.