Traveling along the Pacific Northwest coastline from L.A. to Vancouver, Coast Modern showcases the pioneers of West Coast modernist architecture and the homes that have become their legacies. The film includes interviews with some of the most respected names in architecture, including James Steele, Barbara Lamprecht, Ray Kappe, Henrik Bull, Pierluigi Serraino, Michael Folonis, Dion Neutra, Douglas Coupland, John Cava, Barbara Bestor, and the legendary photographer Julius Shulman.(2012, Dirs. G. Froome and M. Bernard, HD, 56 min.)
A Q&A with filmmakers Michael Bernard and Gavin Froome will follow the screening.
Trailer for Coast Modern
Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture IN L.A.
Coast Modern is presented as part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. This collaboration, initiated by the Getty, brings together seventeen local cultural institutions from April through July for a wide-ranging look at the postwar built environment of the city as a whole, from its famous residential architecture to its vast freeway network, revealing the city’s development and ongoing impact in new ways.
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.