The Cooper Union’s nearly canceled exhibition on the Soviet design school Vkhutemas will open April 25. Vkhutemas was a state-run school whose purvey included architectural education, with the school serving as a center for early Soviet art and architectural development.
Slated for an 11-day-run that closes on May 5, Vkhutemas: Laboratory of Modernism, 1920-1930, will “examine the architecture pedagogy” of the school, The Cooper Union said in a press release. The exhibition is curated by assistant professor adjunct Anna Bokov and Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture director Steven Hillyer. It was originally planned to open January 25 and was postponed given the ongoing
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