Robert Venturi (1925-2018)

Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Father of post-modernism dies aged 93

Robert Venturi has died aged 93. He had been suffering from dementia.

His son James told the New York Times his father died at home in Philadelphia listening to Beethoven piano sonatas.

The architect and academic, unwillingly known as the father of post-modernism, was one of the most influential practitioners of the 20th century.

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