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Paul Rudolph: 100 Years of Space and Form Exhibit

The exhibit Paul Rudolph: 100 Years of Space and Form, at the Palm Springs Public Library Feb. 11–Mar. 9, 2019, will display a Modern master’s architecture. Shown with Palm Springs Modern Committee. Free


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Join us from February 11–March 9, 2019 for the exhibit Paul Rudolph: 100 Years of Space and Form. Paul Rudolph was a Modern pioneer in what became known as the Sarasota School of Architecture, and became one of the most important and influential American architects of the Twentieth Century.

Bridging a Southern upbringing with Bauhaus influences and Harvard training, Rudolph created dozens of notable houses and buildings in Sarasota, Florida in the 1950s before becoming Chairman of the Yale School of Architecture. At Yale, Rudolph not only worked with and taught many of the past century’s greatest architects, he designed one of his greatest buildings, the iconic Brutalist masterpiece Yale Art & Architecture Building, now renamed Rudolph Hall.

Continuing a worldwide influence in practice in the 1960s until his passing in 1997, Paul Rudolph’s architecture focused on innovation in the experience of space and scale, as well as groundbreaking inventions in material and construction. Rudolph’s work would serve as a critical influence on Modern architecture and a key point of dialogue in the advent of post-Modernism in architecture.

Paul Rudolph: 100 Years of Space and Form is presented in conjunction with the current replica installation of Paul Rudolph’s 1953-designed Walker Guest House in downtown Palm Springs, a joint project of the Sarasota Architectural Foundation and Palm Springs Modern Committee. On display inside the William F. Cody-designed Palm Springs Public Library, this exhibit will highlight Rudolph’s brilliant architectural career and work. Presented in partnership with Palm Springs Modern Committee.

Free, no ticket required

Things to Know

Exhibit will be on view during Public Library hours: Monday, Thursday 10 am - 6 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday 10 am - 8 pm; Friday, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.
Palm Springs Public Library is closed on Sundays.
No Smoking.
No pets allowed.
No food and only covered drinks will be allowed inside the library.
Photography is permitted for personal use only.
Parking is available in the library parking lot and on the nearby street, self-parking.
Please comply with all posted signage and restrictions.
Handicap parking available. This event is wheelchair accessible.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Modern Committee.

 

Event Check-in Location

Palm Springs Public Library, Main Atrium, 300 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Photo Credits: Dan Chavkin, Ezra Stoller/Esto, Peter Blackburn; Donald Luckinbill, Carol Highsmith, Ezra Stoller/Esto

 

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