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A Place To Be: The Construction of the East Building of the National Gallery of Art


This film traces in detail the creation of this impressive structure from idea to completion. Various sequences show the participation of artists Henry Moore, Joan Miró, Jean Dubuffet, Robert Motherwell, James Rosati, and Alexander Calder; architects I. M. Pei and Partners; the builders; and Paul Matisse, who engineered and fabricated Calder's mobile.

58 minutes

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