Video | Thomas Jefferson, Architect. Palladian Models, Democratic Principles, and the Conflict of Ideals with Lloyd DeWitt

May 15, 2020

Lloyd DeWitt, Chief Curator. 2016. Photo by Ed Pollard. Photo by Ed Pollard

Lloyd DeWitt, the Chief Curator and Irene Leache Curator of European Art at the Chrysler Museum, presents a compelling reassessment of Thomas Jefferson’s architecture that scrutinizes the complex, and sometimes contradictory, meanings of his iconic work. Thomas Jefferson, Architect offers fresh perspectives on Jefferson’s architectural legacy, which has shaped the political and social landscape of the nation and influenced countless American architects since his time.

Originally presented on May 12, 2020 with The Union League Legacy Foundation.