Le Conversazioni: An Evening with Daniel Libeskind
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Daniel Libeskind, Antonio Monda (moderator)
Wed, May 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm | $38 (Members $24) | Students $10


Architect Daniel Libeskind is renowned for designing some of the most striking public and commercial spaces around the world, including the master plan for the new World Trade Center site and the Jewish Museum in Berlin. In an intimate conversation with writer and director Antonio Monda, Libeskind illuminates what influences and inspires him.

Daniel Libeskind is principal design architect for Studio Libeskind and the author of Edge of Order. 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


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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 Communication and CPW Conversations. Presented under the patronage of MiBACT Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism. Major support has been provided by Persol (main sponsors). Additional support has been provided by Intesa Sanpaolo (official sponsor) and Capri Palace (partner).

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