Friday, April 28, 2017

Cuban Modernism: The Architecture of Nicolás Quintana, Saturday, May 13, 2pm

Please join us for a talk on the Modern Movement in Cuban architecture, focusing on the architect Nicolás Quintana (1925-2011), one of the leading architects in Havana in the mid-20th century.

Josef Asteinza will present the work of Quintana and his contemporaries, including an excerpt of work in progress from the upcoming film, Havana Modern: the Architecture of Nicolás Quintana

Special Guest: Architectural Historian Eduardo Luis Rodriguez, currently teaching at Princeton University as a guest scholar from Cuba.

Josef Asteinza is the producer and writer for the film Havana Modern. He studied architecture at Columbia University and has traveled to Europe for architectural research for the 2003 exhibition Mies in Berlin at the Museum of Modern Art; and to Cuba in 1999 for an independent project through the Architectural League of New York.   He currently works as a campus planner at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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