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American Masters (2011 Season) – Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter
Interviewees
Air date: 12/19/2011

American Masters Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter Premieres nationally Monday, December 19 at 10 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings)

 

Interviewees (in order of appearance)

 

Richard Saul Wurman, Founder, TED

 

Kevin Roche, Architect; Founder, Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo, and Associates

 

Tina Beebe, Moore Ruble Yudell Architects

 

Eames Demetrios, Charles Eames’ grandson; Director, The Eames Foundation

 

Deborah Sussman, former Eames Office designer; Founder, Sussman-Prezja

 

Pat Kirkham, Professor of Design History and Cultural Studies, The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture; Author, Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century (MIT Press, 1995)

 

Donald Albrecht, Architecture and Design Curator

 

Gordon Ashby, former Eames Office Designer

 

Jeannine Oppewall, former Eames Office Designer; Art Director, four Academy Award nominations for Best Art Design for L.A. Confidential, Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, and The Good Shepherd

 

Bill Tondreau, winner of three Academy Awards for technical achievements in software and motion control

 

Jed Perl, Art Critic, The New Republic

 

Marilyn Neuhart, Author, The Story of Eames Furniture

 

Ralph Caplan, Design Critic

 

Richard Wright, Auctioneer

 

Paul Schrader, Director and Screenwriter, Golden Globe nominee for Best Screenplay for Raging Bull and Taxi Driver

 

Joe Giovannini, Architecture Critic

 

Judith Wechsler, Department of Art and Art History, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

 

Zeke Seligsohn, IBM Consultant, retired

 

Ford Peatross, Director, Center for Architecture & Design, Library of Congress

 

Meg McAleer, Senior Archives Specialist, Library of Congress

 

Lucia Eames, Charles Eames’ Daughter

 

Thomas S. Hines, joint appointment with History and the Department of Architecture & Urban Design, UCLA

 

Sam Grawe, former Editor-in-Chief, Dwell Magazine

 

Bob Blaich, Founder, Blaich Associates (Aspen, CO); former Design Director, Herman Miller

 

John Neuhart, former Eames Office Designer; Neuhart, Donges, Neuhart; now deceased

 

 

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