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Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

Kelly Lynch
Sunday, May 3, 2009
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Episode Summary
The following six interviews, each approximately four minutes long, provide a series of different point of views for looking at the exhibition, Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings. Download and listen to all six of the interviews to hear unique perspectives on Richard Neutra as an architect and an artist.

Exhibits at the Central Library are made possible in part through a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.

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Participant(s) Bio
Actress Kelly Lynch ("Drugstore Cowboy," "Roadhouse," "The L Word"), is an acknowledged champion of mid-century architecture and preservation. Ms. Lynch and her husband, screenwriter/producer Mitch Glazer, have restored both Richard Neutra's Oyler House in Lone Pine, CA (1959), and John Lautner's Harvey House in Los Angeles (1950). The two were given House Beautiful's Giants of Design Award for Preservation in 2001, and were patrons of MoCA's Rudolf Schindler exhibit. Ms. Lynch, who serves on the Lautner Foundation, and is a founding member of the Neutra VDL Research Site Planning Committee, spoke at both the 2009 Palm Springs Art Museum's modernist architecture symposium as well as the Hammer Museum's symposium in conjunction with "Between Earth and Heaven: The architecture of John Lautner." Most recently, at the 34th Annual California Preservation Conference in April 2009, Ms. Lynch moderated the panel "Restoration and Programmatic Potentials of the Richard and Dion Neutra VDL Studios/Residences." Ms. Lynch is featured in recent documentaries on Julius Schulman, Pierre Koenig, and John Lautner. Visit www.neutra-vdl.org for information on the Neutra VDL House.


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