Oliver Elser, historian and curator, will present his lecture Models of Postmodernism–Postmodernisms Models. Elser will examine the founding of the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt in 1984. His lecture focuses on German architectural collector and founder Heinrich Klotz, and architect Oswald Mathias Ungers and their collaboration to produce a model museum in a historic villa.

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum today features exhibitions curated by Elser, whose most recent shows there include;  ARCHITECTURAL MODEL – Tool, Fetish, Small Utopia (2012), MISSION: POSTMODERN – Heinrich Klotz and the Wunderkammer DAM (2014), and the forthcoming SOS BRUTALISM – Save the Concrete Monsters! (2017).

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