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Lecture: James Wines Keynote Address for What's Your Sign? Retail Architecture and the History of Signage

Keynote Address for What's Your Sign? Retail Architecture and the History of Signage

James Wines, founder of New York City-based architecture and environmental arts studio SITE, will deliver the keynote address for the What’s Your Sign? Symposium. A professor of advanced design studies at Pennsylvania State College of Arts and Architecture as well as a practicing architect, Wines' work focuses on aesthetic, sociological, and environmental concerns in the building arts. Author the seminal text Green Architecture, Wines is the winner of twenty-five art and architecture awards including the 2013 National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement. His projects for SITE have been honored by retrospective exhibitions in the USA, Europe, and Japan, while his drawings can be found in the collections of more than thirty-five museums worldwide.

This event is made possible by the University of Iowa Museum of Art Legacies for Iowa: A Collections-Sharing Project, Supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family.

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Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Art Building West, 240
141 North Riverside Drive, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment, Lecture/Discussion




University of Iowa Museum of Art

General Interest

Arts Iowa, Art, Museums, Humanities




Contact Name

Elizabeth Wallace

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