AA Membership is delighted to offer an exclusive chance to visit The World of Charles and Ray Eames exhibition at the Barbican.
The evening will take place at the Barbican Gallery on 25 November 2015, from 6:30-8:30pm, with a special talk by exhibition Curator & AA Member Catherine Ince.
Tickets are free but open to AA Members only, booking is essential.
Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important designers of the 20th century. This extensive new exhibition surveys their careers and extraordinary work at the Eames Office.
The Office was a ‘laboratory’, active for over four decades, where the Eameses and their collaborators and staff produced an array of pioneering designs. For most people, their work is characterised by designs for furniture and products, yet their interest in addressing the needs of any given problem led them to communicate using a variety of tools and media.
They were driven by philosophical ideals; embraced the potential of technology and science for the common good; and saw no separation between life and work. This extensive exhibition presents the world of Charles and Ray Eames through objects and projects produced during their lifetime including film, multi-channel slideshows, photography, furniture, products, drawings, sculpture, painting, graphic design, models, props, and exhibition and installation artefacts.
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