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ziggurat by marshall brown

Spotlight Talk » Marshall Brown

Join us for an evening with architect and artist Marshall Brown. Creator of the sculpture Ziggurat, on view in the North Forest, Brown will discuss his recent work.

Marshall Brown is an architect and principal of Marshall Brown Projects. He is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Architecture, Urbanism, and Infrastructure at Princeton University. Brown received his B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, and master’s degrees in both architecture and urban design from Harvard University.  His most recent commissions include a garden folly for the Arts Club of Chicago and a housing master plan for the former site of Robert Taylor Homes on the south side of Chicago. Among other accomplishments, Brown is a Graham Foundation grantee, a MacDowell Fellow, and has exhibited in the US Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. His projects and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Log, Metropolis, Crain’s, Architectural Record, Architect Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Art Papers, and other publications. Marshall Brown’s works are in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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January 23, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Great Hall