Tarq to screen the film 'Eames: the architect and the painter'

Don't miss the documentary on Saturday, 22nd February from 5:30pm- 7:00pm at the Mumbai-based gallery

Eames: the architect and the painter by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey is a documentary film that highlights America's most influential and important industrial designers, Charles and Ray Eames.

Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, this husband-and-wife team have risen to iconic status in American culture. 'Eames: The Architect & The Painter' draws from a treasure trove of archival material, as well as new interviews with friends, colleague, and experts to capture the personal story of Charles and Ray while placing them firmly in the context of their fascinating times.

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The event is presented in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition, Folly Measures by Vishwa Shroff. What most would overlook or consider mundane, Shroff is able to weave together highlighting engagement and exclusion through her medium of drawing. Similarly, the relationship between Charles Eames and his wife Ray ignited a burst of design ingenuity whose impact on the world can still be felt over half a century later. Their work inspired artist Shroff as well.

Narrated by James Franco, Eames: The Architect and the Painter is the first film since their death dedicated to these creative geniuses and their work. Th geallery received permission from the Bread and Butter films to share this incredible film design enthusiasts in Mumbai. To RSVP mail info@tarq.in.



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