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FEB 1: Alice Y. Tseng on ‘Japan in St. Louis: Exhibition and Architecture at the 1904 Exposition’

Alice Tseng

January 13, 2023

Alice Tseng investigates the multiple demands on architectural design and expression at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Whereas architectural nationalism, which Mitchell Schwarzer defines as design that advances ideas of a nation, may have been a dominant concern for scholarship up to now, diplomacy, commerce, and amusement deserve in-depth investigation as well.