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Freeman, Don, 1957- (director of photography,, editor of moving image work,, film director,, film producer,, photographer.). Gordon, Alastair, (commentator.). Rudolph, Jaime, (composer.). Gotkin, Michael. Artists' handmade houses. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 87 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Don Freeman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Commentator, Alastair Gordon.
Summary, etc.:
In his new documentary, 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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Artists > Homes and haunts > United States.
Architecture, Domestic > United States.
Artists' studios > United States.
Artists as architects > United States.
Art and architecture > United States.
Interior decoration > United States.

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