Mark Crinson – Brutalism: from New to Neo

Event Date: 19 May 2016
Room Mal 153
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HX

The Birkbeck School of Arts presents:

Birkbeck Arts Week 2016

Brutalism: from New to Neo

The last few years have seen a wealth of publications and exhibitions about Brutalism, yet without any quite seeming definitive. This talk from Professor Mark Crinson (Manchester) sifts through them, and attempts to separate what they say about our present preoccupations from what they say about the past. What was Brutalism? Why does it still seem to separate us into either ardent advocates or angry critics? This public talk looks ahead to Professor Crinson joining History of Art at Birkbeck. This event is presented by Birkbeck’s Architecture Space and Society Centre.

Professor Mark Crinson (Manchester) – Brutalism: from New to Neo

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