jeudi, février 12, 2015

Antonio Gaudi Architecture Film Club of New York Facebook Page

So...yesterday Facebook reminded me about the Antonio Gaudi Architecture Fan Club of New York and wanted me to post something already. So I started looking around for things related to Antonio Gaudi, architecture and New York. I happend to have a doctor's appointment so I found The sobriety garden at Bellevue Hospital.

This is turning into a lesson in social media, but it started as an idea to get together in person and talk about what is good and what is good architecture. Aligning oneself with Antonio Gaudi may be a bit risky. As amazing as Gaudi is...he has his critics and in an age of glass, steel and concrete...well...whether you are a tutsi or a hutu even Philip Glass might agree that Gaudi's work at the very least, represents good craftsmanship. Am I wrong?

Also, here is a link to a film about Antonio Gaudi.



https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=511893750














Last week I visited the Museum of Arts and Design for some inspiration.









2015 Film Beat

As the new year was being rung in...I found myself at AMC theater about to watch Inherent Vice. So...it seems like 2015 might be a good year for films and literature. In 2013, I watched The Oscars from a women's shelter in Brooklyn and had not seen any or many of the movies. (Now that I think about it, I did see The Great Gatsby and Nebraska.) As we approach the 87th AMPAS Award ceremony, I am happy to report that I HAVE seen Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virture of Ignorance), Boyhood, Selma, Whiplash, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wild, Guardians of the Galaxy and Inherent Vice...so...my ability to judge has improved a bit.