Siegfried Kracauer, a cultural theorist and film critic active during the Weimar Republic and then in the United States, was trained as an architect. His theory of the mass ornament is the point of departure in Joan Ockman’s reflection on the architectural spectacle.
lecture: Joan OCKMAN, “Between Ornament and Monument: Siegfried Kracauer and the Substance of the Surface.”
7.00 p.m. / W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
960 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, California 90013