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Le Conversazioni: An Evening with Daniel Libeskind
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Daniel Libeskind, Antonio Monda (moderator)
Tues, May 5th, 2020 | 7 pm | $38 (Members $24) | Students $10

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With a portfolio that includes the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the master plan for the new World Trade Center site, architect and urban designer Daniel Libeskind is internationally renowned for his ability to evoke cultural memory in his work and create architecture that is innovative and sustainable. In an intimate conversation with writer and director Antonio Monda, Libeskind returns for an illuminating discussion on the music, philosophy, and literature that inspire him.

Daniel Libeskind is principal design architect for Studio Libeskind. Antonio Monda (moderator) is artistic director of Le Conversazioni literary festival and the Rome Film Festival.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Through the generosity of Bernard and Irene Schwartz, the New-York Historical Society brings a wide array of extraordinary lectures and dynamic conversations to New York’s Upper West Side.


Presented as a part of Le Conversazioni in partnership with Dazzle Communications and CPW Conversations

Creative: Tronvig Group