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Special Events: Summer 2017
Windshield: A Vanished Vision

July 12 and 13 at 12:00 noon
July 15 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium
Washington premiere

Windshield — the handsome house that once stood on Fishers Island, New York — was modernist architect Richard Neutra’s first East Coast commission, designed for the real-estate scion and art collector John Nicholas Brown II and his wife, Anne, grandparents of filmmaker Elissa Brown. Not only an account of an iconic building, Windshield: A Vanished Vision is also a study in family lore and legend told through home-movie footage, interviews, and audio recordings of Elissa Brown’s family members — including her father, J. Carter Brown, former director of the National Gallery of Art. (Elissa Brown, 2016, DCP, 46 minutes)

courtesy Elissa Brown

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