William JR Curtis

(Born 1948) Curtis is a historian, critic, writer, painter and photographer. He has taught at numerous universities including Harvard, the AA and the University of Cambridge (Slade Professor of Fine Art, 2003-4). Among his books are: Modern Architecture Since 1900 (fully revised 3 rd ed. 1996), Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms (1986), Balkrishna Doshi: an Architecture for India (1989) and Denys Lasdun: Architecture, City, Landscape (1994). More recent publications include La Estructura de las Sombras/ The Structure of Shadows, Bell-Lloc (2009) and Teodoro Gonzalez de Leon: Obra Completa/ Complete Works (2010). He contributes regularly to journals such as the Architectural Review , D'Architectures and El Croquis, and has written monographic studies on Alvaro Siza, Rafael Moneo, Tadao Ando, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Carlos Ferrater, among others. Curtis also exhibits and publishes his paintings, drawings and photographs: Mental Landscapes (Alvar Aalto Academy, 2000); Mental Landscapes/ Paisajes Mentales, (Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, 2002); Structures of Light (Alvar Aalto Academy, 2007).





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