Then on Monday, December 12th from 6 to 8pm at the Preservation Foundation’s offices the film The Shock of the New: Trouble in Utopia (1980) will be presented.
The Foundation’s Executive Director Alexander C. Ives will, as with the previous Film Nights, present a short introduction to the film.
The film showing is FREE to all, though seating is limited. To make reservations call 561.832.0731 or respond to this email.
Please note, doors lock at 6:15pm for the showing.
The showing will be held in Rosenthal Lecture Room at the Preservation Foundation’s offices located at 311 Peruvian Avenue in Palm Beach.
Drinks, sodas, wine, and food will be provided. As well, the special Palm Beach Martinis, made famous from past Film Nights, will be available for all.
The Shock of the New: Trouble in Utopia (1980) is an episode from acclaimed art citric Robert Hughes’s famous 1980 PBS/BBC documentary miniseries on 20th century achievements in modern art. This particular segment deals with the achievements and failures of modernist and international style architecture, highlighting such major architects as Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Philip Johnson.
As with all events, the Foundation expects attendees to act respectfully. We reserve the right to turn away anyone.