Rudofsky, Bernard, 1905-1988Alternative names
Architect, exhibition organizer, and architectural theorist.
From the description of Bernard Rudofsky papers, ca. 1910-1987. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79305976
Born April 13.
1922- 1928: Attends Technische Hochschule, Vienna.
Receives masters in architecture and English.
1928- 1929: Works in office of Professor O.R. Salvisberg, Dean, School of Architecture, Berlin.
1930- 1931: Associate of Professor S. Theiss, Dean, School of Architecture, Vienna.
1932- 1935: Ghost architect for national competitions, Capri, Naples.
1935- 1936: Study trip to the United States.
Designs Casa Oro, Naples.
1937- 1938: Partner of Giovanni Ponti, Milan, and editor of Domus.
1938- 1941: Independent architect, São Paolo, Brazil.
Second visit to the United States upon the invitation of the Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA) as the Brazilian winner of an inter-American design competition. Permanently resides in New York until his death.
1942- 1943: Associate Editor and Art Director, New Pencil Points (now known as Progressive Architecture).
1944- 1945: Director of Apparel Research, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Guest Director of Exhibitions, MoMA, for "Are Clothes Modern?"
Receives New York State architectural license.
1946- 1949: Editorial and Art Director, Interiors.
Guest Director of Exhibitions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for "Textiles U.S.A."
1956- 1957: Bemis Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
1957- 1958: Chief Architect and Originator of the United States Government Exhibitions at the United States Pavilion, Brussels Universal Exposition.
1958- 1960: Research Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo.
Visiting Critic, Graduate School of Architecture, Yale University.
1961- 1965: Consultant, Department of Architecture, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
1961- 1963: Member, Advisory Screening Committee on Art & Architecture, United States Government Awards.
Guest Director of Exhibitions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for "Architecture without architects."
Guest Director of Exhibitions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for "Japanese Manuscript Maps" with works from his own collection.
1965- 1966: Visiting Professor of Art, Yale.
Guest Professor of Architecture, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.
1979- 1981: Smithsonian Scholar in Residence, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York.
Dies in New York.
From the guide to the Bernard Rudofsky papers, ca. 1910-1987, (Getty Research Institute)
- Architecture--Brazil--São Paulo
- Clothing and dress
- Architecture--United States
- Architecture, Domestic
- Fashion design
- Brazil--São Paulo (as recorded)
- Italy--Capri (as recorded)
- Italy--Naples (as recorded)
- Thera Island (Greece) (as recorded)
- Greece (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)