The Pompidou Center (Beaubourg) Design and Construction

The Pompidou Center (Beaubourg) Design and Construction

Streaming Video - 1977
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This program examines the planning, construction, scope, and controversial reception of the Georges Pompidou National Center for Art and Culture in Paris, called Beaubourg from the name of the land it occupies in the old Marais district. Filmed on location, the program explores the building and the public that uses it. Arts writer and lecturer Rosamond Bernier examines the forces that shaped the enterprise and interviews some of the key players. The program includes talks with former presidential wife Madame Pompidou whose husband created Beaubourg; Richard Rogers, the architect who won the international competition for building Beaubourg; Pontus Hulton, director of modern art at Beaubourg which occupies two floors of the building; Thomas Hess, New York Magazine art critic; Elizabeth Baker, Editor of Art in America magazine; architect Philip Johnson who sat on the jury that approved the design, and architect Nick Grimshaw.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Creative Arts Television (Firm), [1977]
Copyright Date: ©1977
Branch Call Number: STREAMING VIDEO
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (53 min., 36 sec.)) : sound, color


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