Podcast: Preserving Modernism in Michigan
Posted on October 28 2017
INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR ALAN HESS
Architectural historian Alan Hess, who is a Graham Foundation recipient and National Fellow in Arts Journalism, joins our podcast to discuss MICHIGAN MODERN: DESIGN THAT SHAPED AMERICA.
Part 2, "Preserving Modernism in Michigan"
Alan Hess: “She saw what was in Michigan, she saw all of this amazing furniture design, Herman Miller, Florence Knoll, she saw the effect of these educational institutions, like the University of Michigan, and Cranbrook, she saw what automotive designers were designing in Detroit, that was spread worldwide, and architects, whether they were factory architects, like Albert Kahn, or skyscraper architects or shopping center architects.”