Elizabeth Lennard

Talking House: Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici

2016

Medium
Digital Cinema
Duration
41 min.
Credit
Committee on Architecture and Design Funds
Object number
266.2017
Department
Architecture and Design
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Voices heard offscreen describe Eileen Gray’s design philosophy in her own words, drawn from a published dialogue with Jean Badovici and from correspondence with Le Corbusier. The film combines contemporary footage with vintage photographs, including film stills shot by Le Corbusier.

Gallery label from How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior, October 1, 2016–April 23, 2017

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