National Building Museum

Genius Loci: The Public Art of Raymond Kaskey

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Kaskey_Portlandia-Warehouse.jpgD.C.-based sculptor Raymond Kaskey, whose work includes architectural sculptures for the National WWII Memorial and the 38-foot Portlandia sculpture in Portland, Oregon, reinterprets classical themes and formal strategies to make them relevant for today’s society. After an introduction by curator Sarah Leavitt, Kaskey discusses his artistic process and the collaborative nature of large-scale public projects with the Museum’s executive director, Chase Rynd, Hon. ASLA. This lecture complements the exhibition Cool & Collected: Recent Acquisitions, which is open to attendees before the talk.

Listen to the introduction, Sarah Leavitt's talk, Raymond Kaskey's talk, and Raymond's and Chase's conversation with Q&A from this program.

1.5 LU (AIA) | 1.5 CM (AICP) | 1.5 PDH (LA CES)

$12 Member | FREE for Students | $20 Non-member

Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

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Photo: Portlandia, assembly in foundry. Kaskey Studio.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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