In this filmed tour of the Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building, Daniel Libeskind explains his titanium-clad, shard-like building and how the geometry on the exterior is reflected to provide spectacular spaces inside.
The Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada has a rich tradition in architectural modernism. Adapting and interpreting its defining principles to make connections with the landscape and adopt a natural way of living, communing between the inside and outside of homes. Architects, designers, residents, critics and commentators line up to give their insights into the history of the Modernist movement in North America, showing its best examples as well as some of the more quirky and individual buildings which have come from this rich, if often misunderstood, and frequently unloved tradition.
The Vision After the Sermon is a haunting painting full of symbolism and mystery. But what does Paul Gauguin's famous work have to do with a 17-year-old girl called Madeleine, Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, and sumo wrestlers? Waldemar Januszczak unveils all in his investigation of Gauguin's religious epic about good and evil, temptation and desire.