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Film screening: Art House

December 2, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: $12 ($8, BSA Members and Friends of BSA Space)
Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston

Film screening: Art House

Synopsis

Photographer Don Freeman explores the homes designed and lived in by notable American artists, revealing the inventiveness derived from the dialogue between each artist's practice and the construction of their handmade homes. Ranging from the romantic (Hudson River School painter Frederic Church's Olana, framing views of the Catskills to echo his paintings), to the futuristic (Paolo Soleri's silt-casted structure Cosanti growing out of his bell-making experiments in the Arizona desert), to the sublime (George Nakashima's mid-century modern ode to the beauty and versatility of wood), what they all have in common is a fierce spirit of individual expression that deserves deeper examination in this age of architectural standardization.

This screening will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, December 2, at BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) and is the third film in the 2016–2017 BSA Space Film Series documenting some of the ways that architecture and design can engage communities, inspire vision, and provoke change. Complimentary refreshments and popcorn will be served. All proceeds from the series support the BSA Foundation

Film running time: 87 minutes

 

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