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Building Blocks: Art Deco

April 7, 2015 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: $10 ($5, BSA Members)
Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston

Building Blocks: Art Deco

Back by popular demand, BSA Space is offering a new edition of the crash course on Boston’s architecture: “Building Blocks.” This time, step into Boston’s Art Deco architectural history.

Although Boston may not be known for its collection of Art Deco architecture, it boasts some of the finest examples of the Art Deco movement in the United States. From the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade to Post Office Square and the United Shoe Machinery Building, join Tony Fusco of the International Coalition of Art Deco Societies as he explores Boston’s iconic Art Deco buildings. This engaging lecture, appropriate for beginners and aficionados alike, will immerse design lovers into the rich heritage of Art Deco design in the city.

Indulge your passion for design, and discover the uniqueness of Boston’s Art Deco legacy.

See also Walking Tour: Art Deco in Boston's Financial District April 25, 2:00 pm. 

Tony Fusco is the founder and president of the Art Deco Society of Boston (ADSB) and serves on the board of the Boston Preservation Alliance. Fusco also serves as director of Fusco & Four, a full-service marketing and public relations agency that produces three annual art and design events in Boston—The Boston International Fine Art Show, AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries, and Boston Design Week. He has published articles on fine art, antiques, travel, and other subjects in more than 50 periodicals, and is the author of five books on art and design subjects such as Art Deco and vintage posters.

This program is supported by the BSA Foundation.