Video Archive | Eileen Gray (5)

Beatriz Colomina Battle Lines E1027-clip_4200
Reviewing the postcards and pictures that inspired Le Corbusier's Algerian women drawings, Colomina argues that there is a...
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Beaztriz Colomina examines E1027, the house at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin designed by Eileen Gray as a vacation home for herself and...
Beatriz Colomina Battle Lines E1027
Michael Rotondi introduces Beatriz Colomina, noting her most recent book Privacy and Publicity. Colomina begins by...
Sheila De Bretteville
Sheila de Bretteville discusses the work of designers and architects such as Eileen Gray, Catherine Beecher, Susana Torre, Mother...
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Shelly Kappe introduces Sheila de Bretteville. De Bretteville discusses the work of designers and architects such as Eileen Gray,...

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Reviewing the postcards and pictures that inspired Le Corbusier’s Algerian women drawings, Colomina argues that there is a photographic sensibility in Corbusier’s murals at E1027. During the questions after the lecture Colomina points out the bullet holes in E1027, describing how the German army used it during the occupation of France.


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Beaztriz Colomina examines E1027, the house at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin designed by Eileen Gray as a vacation home for herself and Jean Badovici. After a discussion of Le Corbusier’s drawings of Algerian women, Colomina describes Corbusier’s obssesion with the E1027 house, the eight murals he painted inside it, the observatory he built near it, and his correspondence with Gray about it.


Beatriz Colomina Battle Lines E1027

Michael Rotondi introduces Beatriz Colomina, noting her most recent book Privacy and Publicity. Colomina begins by explaining the title “Battle Lines E1027.” She cites Martin Heidegger on the concept of horizon, and Jos? Ortega y Gasset and Josep Lluis Sert the public being in the interior of the private. Colomina examines E1027, the house at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin designed by Eileen Gray as a vacation home for herself and Jean Badovici. After a discussion of Le Corbusier’s drawings of Algerian women, Colomina describes Corbusier’s obssesion with the E1027 house, the eight murals he painted inside it, the observatory he built near it, and his correspondence with Gray about it. Reviewing the postcards and pictures that inspired Le Corbusier’s Algerian women drawings, Colomina argues that there is a photographic sensibility in Corbusier’s murals at E1027. During the questions after the lecture Colomina points out the bullet holes in E1027, describing how the German army used it during the occupation of France.

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Beatriz Colomina Battle Lines E1027-clip_4199
Beaztriz Colomina examines E1027, the house at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin designed by Eileen Gray as a vacation home for herself and...

Sheila De Bretteville

January 1, 1974 | Video Lecturer:
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Sheila de Bretteville discusses the work of designers and architects such as Eileen Gray, Catherine Beecher, Susana Torre, Mother Ann Lee of the Shakers, and Alice Constance Austin. De Bretteville observes the different values of men and women, as expressed in communication design, object design, building design, and environmental design. De Bretteville aslo addresses the issue of the symbolic nature of form. She discusses rational form’s relationship to public space and emotional form’s relationship to private space.

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January 1, 1974 | Video Lecturer:

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Shelly Kappe introduces Sheila de Bretteville. De Bretteville discusses the work of designers and architects such as Eileen Gray, Catherine Beecher, Susana Torre, Mother Ann Lee of the Shakers, and Alice Constance Austin, commenting on the different values of men and women.