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Events March 2010

Further AfieldExhibition

Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

March 1, 2010
through May 23, 2010

Planning a trip to Palm Springs? You’ll want to add the Art Museum to your itinerary. The Museum will be featuring “Between Earth and Heaven” a comprehensive overview of architecture by Modernist John Lautner. Lautner, who was a member of Frank Lloyd Wright’s first group of Taliesen Fellows, designed buildings in concert with nature, relating each structure to its particular setting. In so doing, he transformed the experience of shelter, creating dynamic living environments that were never static. His career spanned six decades and produced more than 150 built works, including the Chemosphere House in L.A. (1960), the Elrod House in Palm Springs (1968) and the Marbrisa House in Acapulco (1973). Co-curated by Frank Escher and Nicholas Ohlsberg, “Between Earth and Heaven” will present original drawings, sketches and models, plus six large-scale architectural models created for the exhibition and a documentary film. Also, there’s a monograph of the same name, with essays by Jean-Louis Cohen, Frank Escher and Nicholas Olsberg.

February 20–May 23, 2010

Palm Springs Art Museum

Palm Springs, CA

John Lautner\'s Mar Brisa in Acapulco, 1973
Photo: Sara Sackner


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