Looking at the cross currents of historical and contemporary events Friday, June 22, Spoken into the Void Except for the occasional spikes in viewing, I feel like I'm speaking into the void. This was the lead story in a collection of essays by Adolf Loos at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries in describing the state of European architecture at the time, resulting in his most famous essay, "Ornament and Crime," but figured his essays were falling on mostly deaf ears if any ears at all.
Loren Keller, a Western New York educator, writer and actor has donated an outstanding collection of art and literature books to the Medaille College Library. He has four children and nine grandchildren. After serving three years as an infantry lieutenant in the Korean War, he graduated from Buffalo State, where he won prizes for his poetry and essays, and began to build his book collection.
During his 31 years as a teacher of Literature, English and Humanities and as a Department Chair in the Kenmore public schools, he was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship to the University of California at Berkeley in Loren has published four books of poetry: All are available in the Medaille College Library.
His volume of complete poems, entitled Evening Everything will be published by Kronin House later inand another book in collaboration with the artist Robert Freeland will be in print soon. Since the 's Loren has been the Playwright-in-Residence at Buffalo Ensemble Theatre, where five of his plays were produced.
The first inWhat Dreams May Come, also performed in New York City ten years before Robin Williams used the same titlewas based on his experiences as a volunteer phone counselor for ten years at the former Suicide Prevention Center, now Crisis Services.
For the past six years he has been a judge for a writing contest on Holocaust themes. His novel Four and Twenty Bluebeards was published as a paperback and an AudioBook read by the author in He is a regular contributor to the literary magazine First Intensity, writing essays and reviews.
Loren is very happy to be able to donate parts of his great book collection to the Medaille College Library, where he is sure these art books and poetry books will be used and appreciated. The Loren Keller Collection.Get this from a library!
Spoken into the void: collected essays, [Adolf Loos]. “The Potemkin City” () and “The Story of the Poor Little Rich Man” () in Spoken into the Void, Collected Essays , Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, NK Spoken into the Void: Collected Essays –, Edited by: Rossi, A.
and Smith, J. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
[Google Scholar]) is the story of a wealthy man who engages an architect to transform his home into a total work of Art. Click to read more about Spoken into the Void: Collected Essays by Adolf Loos.
LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). In this and many other essays he contributed to the elaboration of a body of theory and criticism of Modernism in architecture.
Loos authored several polemical works. In Spoken into the V Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos was an Austrian architect.4/5(4). Feb 14, · Adolf Loos was an Austrian and Czechoslovakian architect who was influential in European Modern architecture and a great critic of Modernism architecture.
He believed that progress of culture is associated with the deletion of ornaments from everyday objects and that it was a crime to force craftsmen to create such pieces when the pieces themselves.