• DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture: Jeanne Gang

  • Wed, 10/23/2019 at 7:00 pm
  • Wexner Center for the Arts
    1871 N High St
    43210 Columbus
DeeDee and Herb Glimcher Lecture: Jeanne Gang - Wexner Center for the Arts - Columbus

Free admission but RSVP is requested. Hit the ticket link to reserve your spot.The Wexner Center’s annual program of presenting thoughts from the world’s leading artists, architects, and designers offers this fascinating talk by internationally renowned architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang.Gang is the founding principal of Studio Gang, an architecture and urban design practice headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York, San Francisco, and Paris. A pioneer, she has been celebrated for expanding beyond architecture’s conventional boundaries to foreground relationships between individuals, communities, and the environment.Drawing insight from ecological systems, Gang’s analytical and collaborative approach has produced some of today's most compelling structures, including the Aqua Tower in Chicago, Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership in Michigan, and Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Illinois. She is currently designing major cultural and civic projects throughout the Americas and Europe, including the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York; the new United States Embassy in Brasília, Brazil; and the Global Terminal and Global Concourse at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.More about the speakerGang is a distinguished alumna of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she was recently appointed Professor in Practice. She is the author of three books, and her work has been exhibited widely, including at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the International Venice Architecture Biennale, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Her numerous accolades include the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in 2013 and being named Architectural Review’s Architect of the Year in 2016. She was recently named one of 2019’s most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine.