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End of the Year Show
Open Calls and Opportunities
Tony Candido: 
The Great White Whale is Black
May 27, 4-5pm
Architecture Archive, Rm 235
Foundation Bldg

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture will host a book signing on Tuesday 27 May in the Architecture Archive, celebrating the work of Professor Tony Candido, who has been an educator at the school for over forty years. 

Tony Candido: The Great White Whale is Black stems from an exhibition of the work of Professor and Painter/Architect Anthony Candido, held in The Cooper Union's Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Gallery from February 2 - March 13, 2010. This publication presents Candido's Cable Cities, a visionary idea of the interplay between humanity and the contemporary environment and what the future of architecture could be, while also highlighting his calligraphic brush and ink paintings and drawings, which have been an important part of his output since 1967. Through this selection of work, which spans the past five decades, Tony Candido: The Great White Whale Is Black portrays a bold expression of one man's life vision, and illustrates Candido's ongoing commitment to art and architecture. 

This publication will be available for purchase beginning May 27, 2014 via the School of Architecture website. Please contact Sarah Burrell ( 



Opening Reception
May 27, 5-9PM
Foundation Bldg
and 41 Cooper Square

This annual exhibition transforms the classrooms and studios of The Cooper Union into galleries showcasing work from the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, the School of Art, and the Albert Nerken School of Engineering.

Located in The Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, and 41 Cooper Square.

Exhibition Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday, 12 - 7pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays

Free and open to the public. 





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