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Reputations: Beatriz Colomina on Carlo Mollino

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13 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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A series of talks exploring some of architecture’s biggest influencers and agitators. In the fifth talk, Beatriz Colomina, Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Princeton, presents Carlo Mollino.

Carlo Mollino was an Italian architect, designer and photographer whom once proclaimed that “everything is permissible as long as it is fantastic”. Beatriz Colomina presents this “dangerous erotomaniac” whose architectural creations formed a backdrop to his increasingly bizarre photographic fantasies.

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The Reputations talks series is a collaboration between Sir John Soane's Museum and The Architectural Review in which speakers present portraits of architecture's biggest influencers and agitators – including both familiar and lesser known names. Far from hagiography, speakers will offer assessments that are clear and candid, and which together offer broader reflections on the possibilities and limits of individual agency.

Doors open at 18:45. We are in a Grade I listed, 19th-century building, so access isn't straightforward. If you require step-free access or extra assistance, please contact us in advance of your booking on admin@soane.org.uk or 020 7405 2107.

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