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Victoria Young


 Art History
University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul
United States of America

Biography

Young’s research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century architecture, with special interests in sacred space, contemporary museums and the work of Frank Gehry. Her recent book on Marcel Breuer's design of Saint John's Abbey Church in Collegeville, Minnesota (1953-1961) explores modern religious space as does her recent article on the mid-century church in the 150th anniversary volume of Saint John's Abbey and University. Young's work in the past has focused on religious architecture; she wrote her Master's thesis on Mount Saint Bernard Abbey in Leicestershire, England, a monastic design by the nineteenth-century English architect, Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. This project focused on the international aspects of Pugin's design, both architecturally and ideologically.

Research Interest

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century architecture, with special interests in sacred space, contemporary museums and the work of Frank Gehry

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