A new documentary by Jason Cohen and Bill Jersey Eames the Architect and the Painter explores the work and life of Charles and Ray Eames.
“Lively, gratifying…appropriately busy and abundant: full of objects, information, stories and people, organized with hectic elegance.” – A. O. Scott, New York Times
“It’s a chair we see first, a stunning Eames lounge chair, and that’s as it should be… there couldn’t be a better time to examine the complex and absorbing history of this designing couple, and “Eames: The Architect and the Painter” couldn’t be a better vehicle for that examination.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
“Well-crafted and insightful. A must for those with an interest in modern design.” - Sura Wood, Hollywood Reporter
“Between the wide array of interviewees and surplus of colorful archival materials, the deftly assembled pic has nary a dull moment.” – Dennis Harvey, Variety
“Superb. A dazzling, sensory adventure. An extraordinary and enjoyable history of how two people influenced so much of our thinking and surroundings today.” – Tom Keogh, Seattle Times
29 short films by Eames Demetrios celebrating the work and ideas of Charles and Ray Eames.
The Eames’™ Lounge Chair and Ottoman, perhaps the signature piece by the legendary design team of Charles and Ray Eames, is an icon of the 20th Century. In these movies, filmmaker Eames Demetrios not only takes you inside the factory and shows you how it is made, he underscores the seamless continuity between the designers’Product Details
Charles and Ray Eames are ranked among the finest American designers of the 20th Century, renowned for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and the photographic arts. They were also prolific filmmakers, creating more than 125 short films over the course of their career. This6-disc DVD set contains 39 films by theProduct Details