MAK Center Fall Fundraiser 2011

  • Fundraiser
  • Tour
Lovell Beach House

In conjunction with the exhibition Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design, the MAK Center opened the Lovell Beach House (R.M. Schindler, 1926) in Newport Beach for public tours on October 16, 2011 as a fundraiser. Architects, writers, filmmakers, and historians from the Los Angeles area acted as guides, each giving a short talk about the house from their perspective.

Speakers included: 

Thom Andersen, Filmmaker, Professor of Film and Video at CalArts 

Frances Anderton, Writer, Host of KCRW’s DnA: Design and Architecture, Los Angeles Editor of Dwell magazine 

John Crosse, Historian of Southern California Architecture 

Jocelyn Gibbs, Curator of Architecture and Design Collection at Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB 

Greg Goldin, Architecture Critic 

Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic 

Craig Hodgetts, Architect, Principal at Hodgetts + Fung Architects 

Barbara Lamprecht, Architectural historian, Modernism; PhD candidate, Neutra, University of Liverpool 

Mark Mack, Architect, Professor at UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Design 

Andrea Lenardin Madden, Architect, 1996 MAK Center Architect in Residence 

Susan Morgan, Writer, Co-curator with MAK Center director Kimberli Meyer ofSympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design

Judith Sheine, Professor and Chair of Architecture Department at Cal Poly Pomona, Architect, Author of numerous books on R.M. Schindler 

Paulette Singley, Architectural Historian, Professor at the School of Architecture at Woodbury University 

Linda Taalman, Architect, Professor at the School of Architecture at Woodbury University 

Wim de Wit, Head of the Department of Architecture & Contemporary Art at the Getty Research Institute