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DANIEL SHERER

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation 400 Avery Hall New York New York 10027 Office: 212 854-3414 Cell: 646 673-0933 [email protected] [email protected]

EDUCATION: 2000 Harvard University, Department of the History of Art and Architecture PhD 2000, Italian Renaissance Coursework with James Ackerman, Howard Burns, John Shearman Harvard University, Qualifying Paper Received (Masters Degree Equivalent) Yale University BA Magna Cum Laude, Renaissance Studies Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Junior Year Abroad from Yale Coursework with Carlo Ginzburg, Umberto Eco

1992 1985 1983-4

FIELDS OF RESEARCH AND TEACHING: Italian Renaissance and Baroque Architecture, 1400-1750; Urban History (Antiquity to Baroque); Modernist Receptions of the Classical Tradition; Historiography, Theory and Criticism of Architecture (with emphases on Tafuri, the School of Venice, and Colin Rowe)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: History/Theory of Architecture: 2006 Harvard GSD Visiting Lecturer History Module 2, Renaissance/Baroque Buildings Texts Contexts

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Columbia University GSAPP Assistant Professor of Architecture (Adjunct) Italian Renaissance Architecture and Urban History Pratt Institute School of Architecture Visiting Assistant Professor Modernism; Contemporary Architectural Theory University of Toronto Department of Architecture, Landscape and Design Visiting Professor History and Theory Renaissance/Baroque Rice University School of Architecture Visiting Assistant Professor Italian and French Renaissance/Baroque Parsons School of Design Visiting Lecturer in Architectural History Modern Architecture and Theory of Architecture New School for Social Research Humanities Division Visiting Lecturer in Art History and Architectural History: Italian Renaissance Architecture Studio Teaching:

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Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Visiting Assistant Professor (Adjunct) 4th Year Design Studio

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS: 2006 SEPS Translation Grant, drawing on EU Funds, for the translation M. Tafuri, Interpreting the Renaissance: Princes, Cities, Architects (Yale University Press/Harvard GSD Publications, 2006) Translation Grant, Harvard GSD Publications Fund New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow Oscar Cutler Fellow, Harvard, PhD Finishing Grant J. M. Kaplan Fellow Jane Souverine Gallo Fellow, Harvard Charles Eliot Norton Travelling Grant, PhD Research, Harvard Paul Mellon Grant, Harvard (renewed)

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3 1992 1989 1988 Paul Mellon Grant, Harvard Overseas Research Grant, Emanuel College, Cambridge James Biddle Duke Fellow in the Humanities, Duke University

PRIZES, AWARDS, AND OTHER HONORS: 2007 Sir Nikolaus Pevsner Book Award, RIBA, prize shared with Yale University Press for my translation and their publication of M. Tafuri, Interpreting the Renaissance: Princes, Cities, Architects (Yale University Press/Harvard GSD Publications, 2006).

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED: The Critical Legacies of Manfredo Tafuri, conference co-sponsored by Columbia GSAPP and the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, Cooper Union, April 20-21 2006. Speakers: James Ackerman, Diana Agrest, Marco Biraghi, Beatriz Colomina, Jean-Louis Cohen, Preston Scott Cohen, Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, Deborah Howard, Carla Keyvanian, Andrew Leach, Reinhold Martin, Marco de Michelis, Antoine Picon, Bernardo Secchi, Anthony Vidler

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Translation from the Italian of Manfredo Tafuri, Interpreting the Renaissance: Princes, Cities, Architects (Yale University Press/Harvard GSD, 2006), with a preface by the translator and a foreword by K. Michael Hays. Published last April. The Critical Legacies of Manfredo Tafuri. A Conference at Columbia GSAPP and The Cooper Union (Yale University Press, forthcoming, 2007), ed. D. Sherer.

Modernism and the Classical Code. Norm and Exception in Architecture from Loos to Kahn. Manuscript in preparation.

ARTICLES, REVIEWS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS: "Introduction" and "Tafuri vs. Wittkower: The Harmonic Thesis and the Crisis of Modernity," The Critical Legacies of Manfredo Tafuri: A Conference At Columbia GSAPP and Cooper Union, April 20-21 2006 (Yale University Press, 2007), forthcoming.

4 "Paolo Bercah: The Architecture of Euroamerica," in Paolo Bercah, Projects, 1990-2007 (Milan: Charta 2006), forthcoming. "Enigma Variations. Six Tables by Carlo Mollino," Essay for the Exhibition of Carlo Mollino at the Brian Kish Gallery, New York, September-November 2007. "Mysteries of State and Mysteries of Perspective. Anamorphosis and the King's Two Bodies in Holbein's Ambassadors," Res forthcoming. "Matta-Clark, L'Architettura e il vuoto," Review of Gordon Matta-Clark Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, Giornale dell'Architettura (April 2007), 45. "Chiara Dynys, 1989-2007. Enchantment and Disenchantment of the Image," in Luce Negli Occhi: Chiara Dynys, exhibition catalogue for Chiara Dynys retrospective at the Besana, Milan, April 30-July 30, 2007 (Milan: Electa, 2007), forthcoming. "Modernity, Memory and the City. Observations on the Architecture of Diane Lewis," in Diane Lewis, Inside Out. Architecture New York (New York/ Milan: Charta, 2007), forthcoming. Other contributors: Raimund Abraham, Carl Andre, Anthony Vidler. "Le Corbusier's Discovery of Palladio in 1922 and the Modernist Transformation of the Classical Code," Perspecta 35 (2004), 20-39. "Systems of Order," Architect's Newspaper 7.27 (2004), 14. "A la recherche du classicisme perdu. Le Corbusier, Palladio, e il soggiorno vicentino con Raoul La Roche, 1922," Aion 4 (2003), 34-43. "Fragments of the Modern," Review of Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture (Oxford University Press, 2003), Art Journal (Winter, 2003), 108-110. "Un Colloquio Inquietante. Manfredo Tafuri e la critica operativa 1968-1980," in L. Monica, ed. La Critica Operativa e l'architettura (Milan: Unicopli, 2002), 108-20. "Guglielmo Ulrich: Milanese Design Between Classicism and Modernism," catalogue essay for Guglielmo Ulrich retrospective, curated by Brian Kish and Markus Winter, Doris Leslie Blau Gallery, New York, 2002. "Gio Ponti: The Architectonics of Design," Catalogue Essay for Retrospective Gio Ponti: A Metaphysical World, Queens Museum of Art, curated by Brian Kish, Feb. 15-May 20, 2001," 1-6. "Architecture in the Labyrinth: Theory and Criticism in the United States, Oppositions, Assemblage, Any, 1973-1999," Zodiac 20 (1999), 36-43.

5 "Thresholds of the Sign: Matt Mullican's Para-Architectural World," in Matt Mullican: More Details from An Imaginary Universe, catalogue essay for the exhibition at the Museu de Arte Contemporanea Serralves, Porto, Portugal/Fondacion Antoni Tapies, Barcelona, Spain July 21-October 1, 2000 (Milan: hopefulmonster, 2000), 17-20. "Typology and Its Vicissitudes: Observations on A Critical Category, Precis 33 (1997), 41-46. "Progetto and Ricerca: Manfredo Tafuri as Critic and Historian," Zodiac 15 (1996), 3259 "Tafuri's Renaissance: Architecture, Representation, Transgression," Assemblage 28 (1995), 35-48. Translation from the Italian of Manfredo Tafuri, "A Search for Paradigms: Project, Truth, Artifice," Assemblage 28 (1995), 37-40. "Vasari as Architect: Urban Strategies, Artistic Theory, and the Language of Disegno," Design Book Review 34 (1994), 37-40. "The Politics of Formal Autonomy," Assemblage 15 (1991), 99-103.

LECTURES: 2007 Equivoci della storiografia architettonica contemporanea Lecture at the Politecnico di Torino 2007 La Dialettica dell'Imprevisto: Tafuri in America, 1972-2007 Lecture at the Politecnico di Milano and the Politecnico di Torino 2006 Tafuri vs. Wittkower: The Harmonic Thesis and the Crisis of Modernity Lecture at Harvard GSD 2006 New Orleans: Morphology and Crisis in A French Colonial City, 1723-1803, Guest Lecture for 4th Year Studio at Cooper Union, Destruction and Renewal of the City 2006 Destruction and Renewal in Le Corbusier's Reading of the City, Guest Lecture for 4th Year Studio at Cooper Union, Destruction and Renewal of the City

6 2006 Introduction to The Critical Legacies of Manfredo Tafuri, Conference at Columbia GSAPP and Cooper Union 2005 Jacopo Sansovino's Transformation of Piazza S. Marco. Guest Lecture in 2nd year design Studio at Cooper Union

2005 The Origins of Venice. Morphogenesis and Typological Invention. Guest Lecture in 2nd year design studio at Cooper Union 2005 Archeological Representation and Antiquarian Fantasy in G. B. Piranesi, Guest Lecture in Scott Cohen's 1st year design studio course, Projective Representation.

2004 The Rigor of the Exception. Juan Caramuel de Lobkowitz and the Architecture of the Oblique. Guest Lecture, Harvard GSD for Scott Cohen's 1st year design studio course, Projective Representation. 2004 Jefferson's Monticello. Symmetry, Visibility and the Social Control of Slave Labor. Guest Lecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Architecture, Srdjan Weiss' 1st year Design Studio 2004 Shadow Projection and Anamorphosis: Some Early Modern Examples, Lecture Given at colloquium on shadows and architecture chaired by Srdjan Weiss, Van Alen Institute, New York, Urban Dialogue Series. 2003 A la recherche du classicisme perdu. Le Corbusier, Palladio e il soggiorno vicentino con Raoul La Roche, 1922. Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Progetazzione dell'Architettura, Milan, Italy 2003 Panelist in discussion of La Critica operativa e l'architettura. Ed. Luca Monica. (Milan, Unicopli 2002). Triennale di Milano, Unione Italiana degli Architetti.

2003 Le Corbusier and the Ancient City. Guest Lecture at Harvard GSD for Scott Cohen's 1st year housing studio.

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2002 Moderator, Historicisations of the Transitory: Architecture as a Sign of Modernity, History Topic Session. ACSA Annual Conference, Architecture in Communication: Challenge and Opportunity in the Information Age, New Orleans. 2001 Representation and the Crisis of Form in G. B. Piranesi. Lecture at University of Toronto, Department of Architecture Landscape and Design. 2000 Political Uses of the Antique in Peruzzi's Palazzo Massimo. Guest lecture in Robin Middleton's Architectural Colloquium in the Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University 1999 Divergences and Compatibilities. Manfredo Tafuri's Historical Project and Carlo Ginzburg's Microhistory. Guest lecture in Mary McLeod's seminar, Architecture, Historiography, Ideology, Columbia GSAPP 1998. The Perils of Curiosity. The Art of Secret Perspective in Durer's Melencolia I. Paper presented at the Boston University Symposium in the History of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1996 The Problem of Modernity in Tafuri's Theories and History of Architecture. Guest lecture in Gevork Hartoonian's seminar, Manfredo Tafuri and the Project of Modernity, Columbia GSAPP 1995 Un Colloquio Inquietante. Manfredo Tafuri e la critica operativa. Conference on Operative Criticism, Politecnico di Milano, chaired by Guido Canella 1995 Marten van Heemskerck's Portraits of the Artist. The Disputa delle Arti as Vehicle as Cultural Exchange. Paper presented at CAA Conference, San Antonio, Texas. 1994 Art and Science in Durer's Reception of Leonardo. Paper presented at the Boston University Symposium in the History of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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8 Columbia, Cornell, Cooper Union, Harvard GSD, University of Pennsylvania, Parsons, Pratt, Princeton, Rice, RISD, University of Toronto LANGUAGES: Italian: Fluent speaking reading writing French Fluent speaking reading writing German fluent speaking reading Latin reading

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