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Burroughs Dinner & Lecture — Albert Kahn

Uploaded by Darice Y. Cobb
Industrial architect Albert Kahn was a giant in Detroit’s heroic age, the visionary who invented the humane “daylight factories” that helped birth both modern manufacturing and modern architecture. In this lecture and slideshow, Detroit News reporter Michael H. Hodges — author of “Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit” — will review Kahn’s local legacy, his vigorous defense of Diego Rivera’s “Detroit Industry” murals when under attack, and his role helping the Soviets beat the Nazis in 1941-42. Michael H. Hodges is the fine-arts writer for The Detroit News, where he’s worked since 1991. “Building the Modern World: Albert

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  • Scarab Club

    217 Farnsworth St., Detroit Midtown

    313-831-1250

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