Architect Frank Gehry discusses his architectural training, working for William Pereira, and how the experimental art scene of Los Angeles in the 1960s and ’70s sparked his creativity. He also reflects on the unusual design of his personal residence in Santa Monica.
Special thanks to: Frank Gehry and Joyce Shin, Gehry Partners, LLP; Ethel Pattison, the Flight Path Learning Center of Southern California; Dana Smith, Johnson Fain; Julian Wasser; Gemini G.E.L.; Tim Street-Porter.
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Photographs: Courtesy of Gehry Partners, LLP; LAX Photo Archives at the Flight Path Learning Center of Southern California; Courtesy of Johnson Fain; Courtesy and © Julian Wasser; Larry Bell Studio; Joe Goode Studio; Courtesy Ed Moses and Frank Gehry; Charles Brittin Papers, courtesy of the Getty Research Institute, © J. Paul Getty Trust; Courtesy Billy Al Bengston; Courtesy Sidney Felsen and Stanley Grinstein; © and courtesy Tim Street-Porter.
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This video is part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A., a Getty initiative that brings together local cultural institutions for a wide-ranging look at the postwar built environment of Los Angeles, from its famous residential architecture to its vast freeway network, revealing the city’s development and ongoing global impact in new ways.
Learn more about the exhibition, Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990, co-organized by the Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum.http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/…