Antonio Gaudi*

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Antonio Gaudi*

  • 1984 ----- color ----- 72 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara; music by Toru Takemitsu) This breath-taking documentary by famous Japanese director, Hiroshi Teshigahara, is a spellbinding visual journey through the enchanted world of the great Spanish architect, Antonio Gaudi, whose work influenced Picasso, Miro and Dali. This great Catalan architect changed the look of Barcelona and of architecture itself. Since the production is without narration, it is a perfect for the instructor who wishes to add relevant comments along the way. Shows historical, geographical, biological, cultural and religious influences on Gaudi; student projects; projects for the Guell family; and, of course, his most famous masterpiece, the yet-to-be-completed Cathedral of the Expiation of the Sacred Family (1882-present). (English captions; musical soundtrack) (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (Architecture, Art: History, Artists, Europe, Motion Pictures: Documentary, Romance Languages and Literature)