Films of Charles & Ray Eames, Vol. 6

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Producer:  Eames Office, LLC

Year:  2005

Format: DVD  Running time: 60 mins.

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This volume includes:

Day of the Dead

Dealing with special objects and events surrounding the annual Mexican celebration of "All Souls Day," this film is not only a rich flood of folk art, but a view of the structured way that Mexicans come to terms with death.

S-73 (Sofa Compact)

Babbage

Alpha

The innovative husband and wife team of Charles and Ray Eames present a bravura contemplation of algebraic construction, presenting the architecture of algebra with exuberance.

Exponents: A Study in Generalization

The innovative husband and wife team of Charles and Ray Eames worked together on a wide variety of projects. Exponents is a study in Generalization. Algebraic equivalencies are presented in simple terms at high speed.

Solar Do-Nothing Machine

Aquarium (National Fisheries Center and Aquarium)

A model in film form of the National Aquarium idea which the Eameses designed in the late 1960's. Shows the architecture of the new National Aquarium, something of what it contains, and the general philosophies and disciplines involved in its creation. Architect for the Aquarium was Dinkeloo and Roche, from the office of Eero Saarinen.

Parade

Beautiful old toys march to the music of John Phillip Sousa.

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