Thursday, January 18, 2018

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Curator Claire Carter

One of Soleri's many long scrolls with his designs
Paolo Soleri was the topic of discussion at the January Historical League meeting. Curator for SMOCA, Claire Carter, has spent years researching his background and tells some interesting stories of his life and career as an artist and architect. She presented an overview of Paolo Soleri:The City is Nature now featured at SMOCA.

Soleri and fellow student at Taliesin West

Soleri was commissioned to build this unique Dome house with rotating roof for sun exposure

Uniquely made and designed, Soleri bells

Soleri at work

Diana Smith thanked Claire Carter for an informative presentation with a copy of Tastes & Treasures cookbook