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Anton Furst
Furst begins by talking about his background, his interest in illustration, his experience at the Royal College of London, and...
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During this part of the lecture Furst discusses his design of Gotham City for the 1989 “Batman” directed by Tim Burton. He...

Anton Furst

March 7, 1990 | Video Lecturer:

Furst begins by talking about his background, his interest in illustration, his experience at the Royal College of London, and his relationship to Bernard Tchumi. Furst presents his drawings for the film “The Company of Wolves, “ and shows images of the final set designs. Furst describes the process of the development of the art design for Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket.” Furst offers several anecdotes about Stanley Kubrick. By the end of the lecture he discusses his design of Gotham city for Tim Burton’s 1989 “Batman.”

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During this part of the lecture Furst discusses his design of Gotham City for the 1989 “Batman” directed by Tim Burton. He begins by explaining his inspirations. These influences include Hugh Ferriss’ Metropolis, Brutalism, Antonio Sant’Elia’s Futurist designs, and Shin Takamatsu’s locomotive-influenced buildings. Furst describes his drawings of different parts of Gotham, pointing out his references. Furst also mentions architects such as Otto Wagner, Louis Sullivan and Antoni Gaud? as inspirations. He presents images of the final set design, explaining the process and the result. To finish the lecture he describes the design and construction of the “Batmobile.”