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Di 25.06.2019


• Auditorium des DAM
Schaumainkai 43
60596 Frankfurt am Mai


Bauhaus on Display. From the Getty Research Institute Collections

Maristella Casciato

The lecture was followed by a Q&A session and a conversation with Oliver Elser.


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Maristella Casciato is senior curator of architectural collections at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. Casciato was previously associate director of research at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. She was a tenured associate professor of History of Architecture at the University of Bologna, School of Architecture from 2002-2012. She has lectured widely in European and North American universities and has organized and chaired several international symposia.

Casciato served as chairwoman of the international non-profit organization Do.Co.Mo.Mo.(Documentation and Conservation of the architecture of the Modern Movement) under the aegis of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication from 2002 to 2010.  Her scholarly studies focus on the history of the twentieth-century European architecture and the theory of the conservation of our recent past. She has published and co-edited books and essays translated in several languages and has contributed many essays to international peer review journals. She has been awarded the Fulbright Fellowship (1992), a research grant at the INHA in Paris (2004), and the Mellon Senior Fellowship at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal (2010).


The Bauhaus lecture series is conceived as a commentary to the Bauhaus 100th anniversary. In fourteen lectures and talks, the reception, migration and critique of the Bauhaus and its architecture are presented through a critical perspective.

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