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Anne Tyng, a Centenary Tribute

Carmen Espegel 

It could be said that Anne Tyng was born into public life at the age of 77, in 1997, when, deciding that her existence should not remain hidden nor her freedom jeopardized, she published Louis Kahn to Anne Tyng: The Rome Letters, 1953-1954 – missives the architect wrote to her while she was in Rome to conceal the birth of their child and avoid scandal at home. A strong need to find and assert herself individually led to this drastic personal decision, and the start of late recognition. In fact her solid career began long before, in 1942, when she earned her art degree from Radcliffe College, to go on to take up architecture at Harvard... [+]

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