MAS Context Fall Talks 2014
Alison Fisher


Video shot and edited by Ben Derico.


Lecture by Alison Fisher as part of the MAS Context 2014 Fall Talks in Chicago. The lecture took place on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the International Museum of Surgical Science. The Fall Talks are hosted by the Society of Architectural Historians.


Alison Fisher is an assistant curator of architecture and design at the Art Institute of Chicago. Since joining the museum, she has curated many exhibitions including the retrospective Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention (2011–12), and the current exhibition The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, which will travel to the Princeton University Art Museum in 2015. She completed her PhD in Art and Architectural History at Northwestern University and her research often focuses on issues of late modern architecture, housing, and urbanism in the United States and Europe. She is the local chair for the 2015 national conference of the Society of Architectural Historians in Chicago.



Alvin Boyarsky, Chicago à la Carte: The City as Energy System, Architectural Design, December 1970. Courtesy of the Alvin Boyarsky Archive, London. © Wiley/Architectural Design


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