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Spaces: The Architecture of Paul Rudolph + bonus short films - 2/19/19

Spaces: The Architecture of Paul Rudolph + bonus short films will be shown at the Palm Springs Public Library’s Learning Center at 4:30 pm, Feb. 19, 2019. Shown with Palm Springs Modern Committee. Free, Ticketed (1.5 hrs)


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Spaces: The Architecture of Paul Rudolph, directed and produced by Bob Eisenhardt, recreates a genuine sense of the personal presence of the late modern architect, Paul Rudolph, and the ambience of his studio. Mr. Rudolph was widely recognized within the architectural profession as spontaneously brilliant — the unchallenged master of space and the manipulation of form. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

In addition to Spaces, our program will feature several short films that celebrate the extraordinary architecture of Paul Rudolph.

Concretopia, by William Lepczyk, is a short documentary shot on location at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, showcasing the visionary beauty of Paul Rudolph’s 1963 design for the SMTI (now UMASS) campus.

A meditation on the significance, influence, and progressive ideals behind Brutalism, the film takes viewers on a hypnotizing journey through abstract concrete environments, while celebrating this uncompromising architectural style. A student-made short film created by architecture students from Cal Poly Pomona will also be shown, as well as a bonus extra from the Palm Springs ModCom’s Walker Guest House Replica!

Free, Ticketed Event

Things to Know

This event is for all ages.
Limited seating will be available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Reserved seating recommended.
Check-in will begin 30 min. prior inside the Library, no earlier admittance.
No Smoking.
No pets allowed.
No food and only covered drinks will be allowed inside the library.
Parking is available in the library parking lot and on the nearby street, self-parking.
Please comply with all posted signage and restrictions.
Handicap parking available.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Modern Committee.

 

Event Check-in Location

Palm Springs Public Library, The Learning Center, 300 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Photo Credits: Dan Chavkin, Carol HIghsmith, William Lepczyk

 

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