Anthony Vidler served as Professor of Art History and Chair at UCLA beginning in 1993, with a joint appointment in the School of Architecture from 1997 until he departed UCLA in 2002 to serve as Dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union.  He is a historian and critic of modern and contemporary architecture, specializing in French architecture from the Enlightenment to the present; his publications include The Scenes of the Street and Other Essays (Monacelli Press, 2011) and Histories of the Immediate Present: Inventing Architectural Modernism (MIT Press, 2008).

See Anthony Vidler’s In-Memoriam announcement here.