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The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mindbending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life - from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer age - has been less widely understood. Narrated by James Franco, Eames: The Architect and the Painter is the first film since their death dedicated to these creative geniuses and their work.
What a great story of a time, and people that needed to be talked about.
I lived most of my life with art, creative thinking, innovation so other minds on a much more versical level fascinate me, feed me.
This had so much potential and some of the interviewees were truly great and interesting, however several were not.
What a great story of a time, and people that needed to be talked about. The Eames sounded like addictive people to be around, and I could imagine the creativity and excitement... Read morePublished 15 months ago by M. Varley
Very interesting story, takes the viewers into the minds of furniture designers who really changed how people perceive modern design...Published 16 months ago by Scott Benowitz
I lived most of my life with art, creative thinking, innovation so other minds on a much more versical level fascinate me, feed me.Published 17 months ago by Reneta E. Nunn
Though this documentary may have gone into too much detail about the most private parts of their lives, I believe this is one of the best investigations into how Charles & Ray... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Splintered Board
Widely advertised as the first film since their death this film about the Eames's looked promising. Although it is in many ways an interesting documentary, shedding light on the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sturla
Interesting documentary but I really think it's not focused enough on everything that Eames did. It's a good overview for someone that doesn't not much about Charles and Ray.Published on February 10, 2013 by Dog Friendly
A good overview of the life of these both designers.
Objective and you can feel the energy in their office