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In an attempt to resurrect the life and art of Luis Barragán, one of the world's most celebrated architects, boundary redefining artist Jill Magid creates a daring proposition that becomes a fascinating artwork in itself.
Jill Magid
NR 1 hour, 23 minutes

7.05.197.11.19

THE PROPOSAL

by Jill Magid

In an attempt to resurrect the life and art of Luis Barragán, one of the world's most celebrated architects, boundary redefining artist Jill Magid creates a daring proposition that becomes a fascinating artwork in itself.

Synopsis

Known as “the artist among architects,” Luis Barragán is among the world’s most celebrated architects of the 20th century. Upon his death in 1988, much of his work was locked away in a Swiss bunker, hidden from the world’s view. In an attempt to resurrect Barragán’s life and art, boundary redefining artist Jill Magid creates a daring proposition that becomes a fascinating artwork in itself—a high-wire act of negotiation that explores how far an artist will go to democratize access to art.


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Director

Jill Magid

Run time

1 hour, 23 minutes

Released

May 24, 2019

Distributed by

Oscilloscope Laboratories

Country

United States

Hearing Assistance

Assisted Listening Devices Available

Showing

Jul 5 through Jul 11

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Reviews

Robert Abele Los Angeles Times
Jeanette Catsoulis The New York Times
Nick Allen RogerEbert.com

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