Max Abramovitz: Mid-Century Masters
Recorded: October 18, 1994
Max Abramovitz (1908-2004) was a partner, with Wallace Harrison, of Harrison and Abramovitz. Either as lead architects or as team members, Harrison and Abramovitz participated in some of the most significant commissions of the 20th century, including the United Nations and Lincoln Center. Abramovitz himself served as director of planning for the United Nations and was architect of Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In this lecture from 1994, Abramovitz discusses the full scope of his career, beginning with the Trylon and Perisphere for the New York World’s Fair (1939) to his later work for U.S. Steel and Banque Rothschild.
Due to its length, this podcast is split into two parts.
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