10:00am – 11:30am, La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla
$10 LJHS members, $15.00 non-members
Panelists: Alex Ross, Author and Critic, New York Times, and The New Yorker, “Schindler and the Arrival of German Artists & Architects”; Keith York, Principal, Modern San Diego, “Between the Wars: R.M. Schindler in San Diego”; Reena Racki, AIA Emeritus, “Living Schindler’s Pueblo Ribera Inside/Out”
Early Modern: Rudolph Schindler and Pueblo Ribera
R.M. Schindler led the wave of a remarkable influx of German speaking talent into Southern California from the 1920s to 1940s. Cultural critic and historian Alex Ross will discuss Schindler’s early role among German writers, composers, filmmakers, and architects who shaped an entirely new aesthetic by merging regional conditions with European modernist ideas. Writer and historian Keith York will share his insights on RM Schindler and his relationship with Irving Gill and discuss why Pueblo Ribera becomes a key component in San Diego’s history of embracing Modernism. Walk through Pueblo Ribera with Reena Racki (and understand why the aesthetics and characteristics of Schindler’s Pueblo Ribera have earned it international significance.