Join the Harvard Graduate School of Design for a Rouse Visiting Artist Lecture with art and architecture theorist, Nana Last, and artist Thomas Struth.
Nana Last MArch ’86 is an art and architecture theorist. She is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Virginia, where she founded the interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in the Constructed Environment. Her writing considers relations between architecture, art, philosophy and science in modern and contemporary society. Her books include: Wittgenstein’s House: Language, Space and Architecture (2008, 2012, Fordham University Press), and Archive Matrix Assembly: The Photography of Thomas Struth, (2021 Applied Research + Design).
Thomas Struth was born in 1954 in Geldern, Germany and studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He was part of the first generation of artists to study photography with Bernd and Hilla Becher. Comprehensive solo exhibitions of Struth’s work have been presented at institutions including the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, The Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the Museum Folkwang in Essen and Haus der Kunst in Munich.