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A Tribute to Oscar Niemeyer at the United Nations

Yesterday at the United Nations Headquarters, NY, a tribute paid hommage to the life and work of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012). At the General Assembly Hall a keynote address was given by architecture critic Paul Goldberger, where Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations, Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, and United Nation’s Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon also spoke in memory and celebration of Niemeyer.  A set of reproductions of Niemeyer’s drawings was displayed at the Delegate’s Entrance Gallery, where a lively reception also took place.

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