John Storrs

Machine Age Modernist

April 12, 2011–July 9, 2011

John Storrs: Machine Age Modernist

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Apr 26, 2011 | 06:30 pm - 06:30 pm

John Storrs (1885–1956) looked to architecture for inspiration. Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright influenced his thinking, as did avant-garde artists of his time. In this lecture, Carol Krinsky, Professor of Art History, New York University, will discuss works which recall early skyscrapers as well as others that were composed from abstract geometric forms.

Apr 21, 2011 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

An artists’ collaborative founded in 1920, the Société Anonyme exhibited American and European avant-garde art. Jennifer Gross, Seymour H. Knox Jr. Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Yale University Art Gallery, will examine John Storrs’s interactions with the Société as an expatriate living in France.