Triangle Modernist Houses Presents “Infinite Space” at Galaxy Cinema

The "Chemosphere" house in West Hollywood, 1960March 12, 2010 (CARY, NC) – Triangle Modernist Houses and Nowell’s Contemporary Furniture continue the Nowell’s Architecture Movie Series this month with a special screening of “Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner,” on Thursday, March 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Galaxy Cinema in Cary.

“Infinite Space” is the story of brilliance and a complicated life – and some of the most sensual architecture of the 20th century.

The 90-minute film also features commentary by architect/author Frank Escher on eight of Lautner’s residential masterpieces: the houses Marbrisa, Elrod, Pearlman, Walstrom, Turner, Silvertop, Schaffer and Chemosphere.

The Nowell’s Architecture Movie Series will continue on April 22 with a documentary on the life of Julius Shulman, arguably the most important architectural photographer of the 20th century. Shulman worked with such icons as Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra and John Lautner.

Sponsors for “Infinite Space” include the bar Foundation in downtown Raleigh, Kontek, Alphin Design Build, Frank Bowman Designs, and Tonic Design & Construction.

Galaxy Cinema is located at 770 Cary Towne Boulevard, across the street from Cary Towne Center (www.mygalaxycinema.com). All movies in the series start at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $7.95 in advance or $9 at the door.

For more information on the Nowell’s Architecture Movies Series, to buy advance tickets or sponsor a film, and to see a trailer from “Infinite Space,” visit www.trianglemodernisthouses.com/register.htm.

About Triangle Modernist Houses

Triangle Modernist Houses (TMH) is a 501C3 nonprofit established in 2007 to restoring and growing modernist architecture in the Triangle. The award-winning website, now the largest educational and historical archive for modernist residential design in America, continues to catalog, preserve, and advocate for North Carolina modernism.  TMH also hosts popular modernist house tours several times a year, giving the public access to the Triangle’s most exciting residential architecture, past and present. These tours raise awareness and help preserve these “works of art” for future generations. Visit the website at www.trianglemodernisthouses.com. TMH is also available on Facebook.

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