la Biennale di Venezia

14th International Architecture Exhibition

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14th International Architecture Exhibition

71st Venice International Film Festival

Screening schedule of the 71st Venice Film Festival: 27 August > 6 September 2014
71st Venice International Film Festival

Steve Reich Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Teatro alle Tese, Venice. 21 September 2014, 8:00 pm
Steve Reich Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

The Idea of the Body. Merce Cunningham, Steve Paxton, Julian Beck, Meredith Monk, and Simone Forti 1960/1976

An exhibition at Ca’ Giustinian, Venice (San Marco 1364/A). Free admission
The Idea of the Body. Merce Cunningham, Steve Paxton, Julian Beck, Meredith Monk, and Simone Forti 1960/1976

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Phyllis Lambert Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

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05 | 20 | 2014

Phyllis Lambert (photo © JBC Média par Claude Gagnon) has been chosen to be the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition Fundamentals, this year open to the public for 6 months instead of 3, from June 7th to November 23rd 2014. 
 
The decision is made by the Board of la Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, under Director Rem Koolhaas who presented the following motivation:
 
“Not as an architect, but as a client and custodian, Phyllis Lambert has made a huge contribution to architecture.
 Without her participation, one of the few realizations in the 20th century of perfection on earth – the Seagram Building in New York – would not have happened. Her creation of the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal combines rare vision with rare generosity to preserve crucial episodes of architecture’s heritage and to study them under ideal conditions.
 Architects make architecture; Phyllis Lambert made architects…”.
 
The Golden Lion will be officially awarded to Phyllis Lambert on Saturday June 7th, 2014 – 11 a.m. in the Giardini of la Biennale, during the opening and award ceremony of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition.