Yield to Total Elation: The Life and Art of Achilles Rizzoli

New Day Films
Show More

Related videos

Finding the Achilles Heel
Part of the Series: Cancer
This episode picks up the story at another moment of buoyant optimism in the cancer world: Scientists believe they have cracked the essential mystery of the malignant cell and the first targeted therapies have been developed, with the promise of many more to follow. But very quickly cancer reveals new…
Architects: Zaha Hadid and Patrick Schumacher
Patrick Schumacher - Partner Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid, DBE (born 31 October 1950) is an Iraqi-British architect. She received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004--the first woman to do so--and the Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. Her buildings are distinctively futuristic, characterized by the "powerful, curving forms of her…
Reconsidering Postmodernism
Co-sponsored by the Schools of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame and University of Miami, an historic event in New York City gathered the founding members of the Postmodernism movement on November 11 and 12, 2011. "The generations who followed came together at what was possibly the last opportunity…
Country Inns
Part of the Series: Homes by Design - 2007
Sometimes homes are preserved for their architectural beauty by reinventing them as country inns.
  • In the village of Vallvidrera, Barcelona sits this elegant neo-classical mansion built by a Cuban woman in 1900. It has been lovingly restored by owner Rosa Maria Escofet as a small hotel that she hopes…
  • Berlin's Jewish Museum - A Personal Tour With Daniel Libeskind
    This extraordinary haunting building, a zig-zag form reflecting an invisible matrix of addresses of Jewish Berliners who once lived in the area, is Daniel Libeskind's first commission. It took ten years to build, and it has become an integral part of the cityscape, attracting vast numbers of visitors and signaling…
    Hectorologie
    The leading French Art Nouveau architect and designer Hector Guimard stood aloof from the chaos into which the New Style too often collapsed; he created a style of his own, unique, beautiful and inimitable. His best-known work is the entrances to the original Paris subway stations. He was nicknamed Handsome…
    Santiago Calatrava's Sundial Bridge: Angle of Inspiration
    Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
    San Francisco has its Golden Gate and Florence has its Ponte Vecchio, and now Redding, California, has its Sundial, the first bridge designed in America by the world-renowned architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava. Narrated by actress Jill Eikenberry ("LA Law"), this beautifully made program not only documents the process of…
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright is today recognized as one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. During the seventy years he devoted to making architecture matter, he created over 1,100 designs, nearly half of which were realized. These included government and commercial buildings, hotels, apartment towers, recreational complexes, museums, religious…
    Away From The City
    Part of the Series: Homes by Design - 2004
    Everyone needs an escape from the big city. See how designers incorporate the richness of country life into their designs. #1. Casa Mas Pares is a wonderful getaway built in the mountains of Spain. #2. A family retreat in the Laurentian Mountains in Quebec with architectural influences dating from the…
    Mies
    No understanding of the modern movement in architecture is possible without knowledge of its master builder, Mies van der Rohe. Together with documentation of his life, this film shows all his major buildings, as well as rare film footage of Mies explaining his philosophy. Phyllis Lambert relates her choice of…
    Architects Herzog and de Meuron: Tate Modern
    The Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron were jointly awarded the 2001 Pritzker Prize, their profession's highest honour, for combining "the artistry of an age-old profession with the fresh approach of a new century's technical capabilities". Over the past twenty years they have been involved in finding inventive…
    Architects Herzog and de Meuron: Alchemy of Building
    This video is about the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, who were jointly awarded the 2001 Pritzker Prize, their profession's highest honor, for combining "the artistry of an age-old profession with the fresh approach of a new century's technical capabilities". Over the past 20 years they have…