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Exhibition: World’s Fairs / Lost Utopias

Exhibition: World’s Fairs / Lost Utopias

In celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the 1964 New York World’s Fair, Onishi Project and Kipton Cronkite are pleased to present World’s Fairs: Lost Utopias, the debut exhibition of Jade Doskow’s groundbreaking 7-year photography project. The exhibition will also include a 1968 triptych by Robert Rauschenberg and a dynamic group show---featuring Alexandra Posen, Greg Haberny, Naomi Reis, and Mark Freedman--- inspired by the cultural zeitgeist that surrounded this event.

Jade Doskow’s large-scale color photographs illustrate utopian iconic architecture and art remaining after the close of 1960’s world’s fairs, and the arbitrary nature of what has been preserved, discarded, or repurposed on these sites. In the cities represented here, New York dominates, in celebration of the 50-year anniversary. The crowning glory that still remains is the New York State Pavilion, an unusual, dynamic carousel-like structure designed by Philip Johnson.

  • Title

    Exhibition: World’s Fairs / Lost Utopias
  • From

    May 28, 2014 03:54 PM
  • Until

    June 10, 2014 03:54 PM
  • Venue

    Onishi Project
  • Address

    521 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001, USA

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Cite: "Exhibition: World’s Fairs / Lost Utopias" 21 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/508530/exhibition-world-s-fairs-lost-utopias> ISSN 0719-8884

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