Tag: sculpture

November 3, 2014 / / Art

A tour de force of production design by Hans Dreier. Pictured here is an unidentified artisan with a grouping of heavily featured set pieces – the ominous sculptures of “The Scarlet Empress”. The writer, director, producer, Josef von Sternberg had this to say about filmmaking: Shadow is mystery and light…

February 22, 2013 / / Architecture

As seen in REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and ROCKETEER and too many movies to list — the fabulous observatory designed by the architectural firm of John C. Austin and Frederic M. Ashley — completed 1935: . . . . . . Physicist Leon Hall explaining the Cosmochron Clock of the…

August 12, 2012 / / Art

Lindbergh made his famous flight in 1927. This photo is of a somewhat obscure movie actress, Gertie Messinger, posing at an art exhibit in Los Angeles with a bust of “Lucky Lindbergh” sculpted by Irene Hundt Rundquist.