Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

Overview

For years, journalists have pontificated at length on the importance of modernist architecture in contemporary society, even dissecting its angles, proportions, and overall aesthetics. But what of the visual artists responsible for bringing views of this architecture to the mass public? Time and again, architecture photographer Julius Shulman perfected this unusual and highly specialized art form, defining not modernist architecture per se he left that up to the designers but how the overall public perceives ...
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Overview

For years, journalists have pontificated at length on the importance of modernist architecture in contemporary society, even dissecting its angles, proportions, and overall aesthetics. But what of the visual artists responsible for bringing views of this architecture to the mass public? Time and again, architecture photographer Julius Shulman perfected this unusual and highly specialized art form, defining not modernist architecture per se he left that up to the designers but how the overall public perceives modernist architecture. Utilizing a pronounced visual style, this program joins Shulman on a cross-country journey to many of the structures he immortalized with his camera, complemented by the artist's rich and detailed recollections of his work.
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Special Features

Audio commentary with the director; Deleted scenes; Extra footage; Theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2010
  • UPC: 767685218495
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Video Group
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:23:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 30,285

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Julius Shulman Participant
Dustin Hoffman Voice Only
Technical Credits
Eric Bricker Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Charlie Campagna Score Composer
Phil Ethington Screenwriter
Lisa Hughes Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Jessica Hundley Screenwriter
Frederic Liebert Co-producer
Charlton McMillan Editor
Rose Nielsen Associate Producer
Michelle Oliver Executive Producer
Will Paice Co-producer
Dante Spinotti Cinematographer
Aiken Weiss Cinematographer
Babette Zilch Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman
1. Opening + a Greator Awareness [2:55]
2. Beginnings [7:41]
3. Schindler + Neutra [10:58]
4. Case Study House Program [7:35]
5. Palm Springs [6:19]
6. Young Architects + Modern Masters [9:38]
7. Project Environment + International [5:04]
8. Modernism Rediscovered [5:43]
9. Context + Perception [11:53]
10. Gehry + The Getty [6:52]
11. A Romanticist [3:20]
12. End Credits [5:18]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman
   Play
   Scenes
   Bonus
      Deleted Scenes 4 Min
         95th Birthday Party the Getty 1 Min
         95th Birthday Party Nielsen House 1 Min
         Redwoods 1 Min
         Taschen Sales Meeting 1 Min
         Play All
      Extra Footage 21 Min
         "I Never Planned Anything" 1 Min
         Architect's Responsibility 1 Min
         Great Buildings 3 Min
         Vest Pocket Photographs 4 Min
         "Modernism" 3 Min
         Life In the Stahl House 3 Min
         Commercial to Fine Art 2 Min
         Exhibition Photos 3 Min
         "Visual Acoustics" 1 Min
         Play All
      Theatrical Trailer 2 Min
   Audio Setup
      Audio Commentary With Filmmaker Eric Bricker
      5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound
      2.0 Stereo
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