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Antonio Gaudí by Hiroshi Teshigahara

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A largely-wordless tour of Gaudí’s architecture by the director of Woman in the Dunes (1964). Like that earlier film this also features a score by the composer Toru Takemitsu. I hadn’t realised before that the famous dragon gate (above) at the entrance to the Parc Güell, Barcelona, was as large as it is.

Teshigahara’s documentary is another film available at Ubuweb.

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Atelier Elvira

 


 

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  1. #1 posted by The Other Andrew

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    Oh John, THANK YOU. I am such a fan of Gaudi, and this is brilliant.

  2. #2 posted by pe-jota

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    I think that living with his work, makes us see it differently, perhaps more in context, and in conjunction with other architects as Puig I Cadafalch, who is my favorite.

  3. #3 posted by John

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    Yes, I’m aware there are other good Catalan architects. Gaudí seems to us very exotic since his buildings are so organic and unusual. His fame overshadows other people as a consequence.

 


 

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