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Lawrence Halprin Exhibition
May 25, 2017 - September 4, 2017
The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin Exhibition
May 24, 2017 – September 04, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibition about influential San Francisco-based landscape architect features projects throughout the US and Israel, including many in the Bay Area</p>
Washington, D.C. (February 15, 2017) – The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) today announced that The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin, a traveling photographic exhibition about the life and work of landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009), will open May 24, 2017, at The Venue at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, CA, and will remain on view through September 4, 2017. The exhibition, which debuted at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is organized and curated by TCLF. Created in 2016 during the centennial anniversary of Halprin’s birth, the exhibition features 56 newly commissioned photographs by leading landscape photographers of dozens of Halprin’s major works, ranging from recently rediscovered residential projects created early in his career in the 1950s to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C. and capstone projects such as the Yosemite Falls approach and Stern Grove in San Francisco. The exhibition both honors the influential designer and calls attention to the need for informed and effective stewardship of his irreplaceable legacy.
link to event – https://www.tclf.org/landscape-architecture-lawrence-halprin-exhibition-open-san-francisco-palace-fine-arts-may-24-2017