Ricker Library Video Collection

Ricker Library has a small collection of videos available primarily for classroom use. Titles include: Keck & Keck Architects , Japan: Three Generations of Avant-Garde Architects ; The New Modernists: Six European Architects ; and The New Modernists: Nine American Architects . A complete list of Ricker Library's video holdings is reproduced below; this list is also available at the circulation desk. Please note that there are additional videos relating to art and architecture available in the Undergraduate Library Media Center (e.g. Trajan's Column, Lorenzo Ghiberti: Gates of Paradise, John Nash and London, Pride of Place). Check the Online Catalog (limited to videos) for these and other videos.

All videos are VHS. Please note that Ricker library does NOT have facilities to view videos. The videos are available for classroom use by faculty only. We ask that faculty make arrangements in advance to check out videos, which is best done between 8:30am and 5:00pm Mon-Fri. Please contact Chris Quinn in the library for questions concerning videos. Faculty should be aware that the Undergraduate Library Media Center has many other videos pertaining to art and architecture. For information regarding the video collection of the Undergraduate Library and to make arrangements to check out videos held there, contact Mary Laskowski, Undergraduate Library, MC-522 or call 333-2640. Videos owned by the UIUC Library system are listed in the online catalog and may be searched by titles, etc.

Please contact Jane Block or Chris Quinn if you have any recommendations.

 

Video List

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Aberrant Architectures? Diller + Scofidio at the Whitney Museum , 2003. 58 minutes. VIDREC 720.92Ab37
Air, Light, and Utopia: The Modern Movement in Architecture , 2004.  53 minutes.  DVD 720.94 Ai71 
Alvar Aalto , 199?. 20 minutes.  VIDREC 721.094897A186
Architectures = Architekturen , 2001 163 minutes.  DVD 724.6 Ar2542
    Volume 1 of series (we have this volume only).
Art 21: Art in the 21st Century , 2 DVDs.  Seasons 1 & 2 , 2003-2004.  Approximately 7.5 hours.  DVD 709.05 Ar757
Art 21: Art in the 21st Century.  Season 3 , 2005.  220 minutes.  DVD 700.92 Ar75 2005
Atheneum: Analysis of Form  (on Richard Meier's Atheneum at New Harmony, IN), 1988. 30 minutes. VIDREC 720.973M47a
Berlin's Jewish Museum: A Personal Tour with Daniel Libeskind , 2000.  58 minutes.  VIDREC 727.60943155 B455
Beyond Utopia: Changing Attitudes in American Architecture , 1983. 58 minutes. VIDREC 724.6B468
    Discusses Gehry, Johnson, Graves, Eisenman, Venturi, Scott-Brown
Columbus Indiana: People and Their Buildings , 199?. 14 minutes. VIDREC 720.9772C715
Czech Dream , 2007.  88 minutes.  DVD 659.1042 C3372007
A day with Zaha Hadid , 2004. 58 minutes. VIDREC 727.7D334
Design Drawing Videotapes , 1989. Approximately 60 minutes per tape. VIDREC 720.284...
    (Author of all tapes is William Kirby Lockard) Vidrec720.284P432 - Principles & Methods of Direct Perspective
         Laying Out Interior Perspectives

         Laying Out Exterior Perspectives
         Shadow Casting on Exterior Perspectives
         Principles & Geometry of Shadow-Casting
         Line and Tone Drawings 
         Principles & Methods of Direct Perspective
         Materials, Reflections, and Placement of Textures
         Adding the Exterior Context
         Lighting Interior Perspectives
         Drawing Techniques for Designers
         Drawing Reflections in Glass and Water
         Drawing for Reproduction
         Drawing Foregrounds and Backgrounds 
         Drawing and Placing Furnishings
         Overview of the Design Drawing Videotapes
         Drawing Building Materials
         Drawing and Placing Landscaping
         Adding the Interior Contents
Design e²: The Economies of Being Environmentally Conscious , 2006.  180 minutes.  DVD 363.7 D46
Design e² Season Two , 2007.  180 minutes.  DVD 363.7 D462007
Design WarsApproximately 60 minutes.  DVD 727.824 D46 
    DVD Release of 1989 episode of PBS NOVA program concerning the Design Building Competition to design the Harold Washington Library Center, the main branch of the Chicago Public Library
Duane Michals: 1936-1997 , 1978. 14 minutes. VIDREC 770.973M582
  Eisenman: Building Germany's Holocaust Memorial , 2006.   60 minutes.  DVD 720.973 Ei84peter 
Ennis-Brown House (FLW). (Wrightian's Organic Architecture Series #4) , 1992. 60 minutes. VIDREC 720.973W93Enn
The Field Museum: Earthly Treasures , 2003.  28 minutes.  DVD 508.074 F457
The Films of Charles and Ray Eames , 5 videocassettes. Approximately 60 minutes per tape. VIDREC 745.44973Ea63f
    V. 1 - Powers of Ten and Rough Sketch of. . .Powers of Ten.
    V. 2 - Toccata for Toy Trains, House: after 5 years of living, Lucia Chase Vignette, Kaleidoscope Jazz Chair, The Black Ships, Atlas, Blacktop.
    V. 3 - World of Franklin and Jefferson and related Films.
    V. 4 - Design Q and A, IBM Mathematica Peep Shows, SX-70, ...,etc.
    V. 5 - IBM at the Fair, A Computer Glossary, Eames Lounge Chair,...,etc.
First Person Singular: I.M. Pei , 1997. 90 minutes. VIDREC 720.973P35f
Five Films About Christo & Jeanne-Claude , 3 DVDs.  282 minutes.  DVD 730.94977 C465fi 
    V. 1 - Christo's Valley Curtain, Running Fence
    V. 2 - Islands, Christo in Paris
    V. 3 - Umbrellas (+ Interview)
The Forgotten Space , 2010.  112 minutes.  DVD 387.544 F74 
Francesco Torres: Plus Ultra , 1989.  27 minutes.  DVD 709.46 T636f1 
Frank Gehry , 1987.  57 minutes. VIDREC 720.92G274f
Frank Gehry: An Architecture of Joy , 2000.  58 minutes.  VIDREC 720.973 G274frank
Frank Lloyd Wright. 2 Videocassettes. 2 hours, 33 minutes. VIDREC 720.973W93Bu
    Note: Ken Burns/PBS Video
Frank Lloyd Wright & Paul Rudolph: chapels & colleges , 2000. 86 minutes. VIDREC 720.973W93frank1
Frank Lloyd Wright: the Office for Edgar J. Kaufmann , 1993. 30 minutes. VIDREC 720.973W93v
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater , 2005.  2 DVDs.  60 minutes.  DVD 720.973 W93frankll 
The Frescoes of Diego Rivera , 1986. 35 minutes. VIDREC 759.972F892
  Gerhard Richter, 4 decades , 2002. 57 minutes. VIDREC 759.3R418gerh
Goff: In the Desert , 2003.  110 minutes.  DVD 720.973 G556g2005
Green Building: Your Edge in the Home Building Marketplace , 2006.  4 Volumes.  Approximately 420 minutes.  DVD 690.837 G82
Historical development of hi-rise structures , 1973.  50 minutes. VIDREC 720.483K527h
    Videotaped lecture at UIUC by Fazlur Khan, structural engineer of the Sears Tower
The Illuminator and a Bible for the 21st Century , 2005.  49 minutes.  DVD 220.520434 Il688 
Imagining America: Icons of 20th Century American Art , 2005.  120 minutes.  DVD 709.7309043 Im17   
Interactive Structures: Visualizing Structural Behavior , 2005.  DVD 720.285 V448i 
Introduction to Universal Design , 1994. 28 minutes. VIDREC 725.5401In8
James Turrell: Passageways , 2006.  26 minutes.  DVD 709.73 T866ja2006 
Jan Groover: Tilting at Space , 1994. 30 minutes. VIDREC 770.973G645
Japan: Three Generations of Avantgarde Architects , 1988. 60 minutes. VIDREC 720.952J271
    - Features Hasegawa, Ito, Isozaki, Ando, Shinohara, and Maki
Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter , 1993.  57 minutes.  VIDREC 759.13 M694joanm
Joan Miró: Films et Interviews 1971-1974 , [2005?].  DVD 759.6 M67miro
John Nash and London , [2004?].  27 minutes. (Part 3 of Understanding Cities -- see below)  DVD 711.4 Un2
Keck and Keck Architects , 1993. - 2 Videocassettes. 2 hours, 24 minutes. VIDREC 720.973K234K
Latin American Women Artists 1915-1995 , 2005.  27 minutes.  DVD 704.042098 L3497
Lectures of Robert Beverly Hale , 1985. 75 minutes, per lecture per tape. VIDREC 743.49H135L
    These lectures were given by Hale when he was an instructor at the Art Students League of New York.
        Lecture 1. - Rib Cage
        Lecture 2. - Pelvis
        Lecture 3. - Leg
        Lecture 4. - Foot
        Lecture 5-6 - Shoulder Girdle
        Lecture 7. - Arm
        Lecture 8. - Hand
        Lecture 9. - Head
        Lecture 10. - Head and Features
Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture , 2010.  97 minutes.  DVD 720.973 L929 
Louis Sullivan's Banks: the jewel boxes of the prairie. 66 minutes. VIDREC 720.973Su541
Louise Bourgeois , 1975.  30 minutes.  VIDREC730.944 B664louis
Lustron: The House America's Been Waiting For , 2003.  60 minutes.  DVD 338.76432 L976
Magnificent Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings and Legacy in Japan , 2005.  126 minutes.  DVD 720.973 W93mag 
Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City , 2010.  57 minutes.  DVD 720.973 B935 
Mary Jane Colter: The Desert View , 1996.  53 minutes.  VIDREC 720.973 M368  
Masters of Modern Sculpture , 3 Videocassettes.   180 minutes.  VIDREC 735.23 M3937
    V. 1 - The Pioneers
    V. 2 - Beyond Cubism
    V. 3 - The New World
The New Modernists: Nine American Architects , 1993. 60 minutes. VIDREC 720.9730904N42
    Dicusses work of Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, Henry Smith-Miller and Laurie Hawkinson, Steven Holl, Thom Mayne and Michael Rotundi (Morphosis), Stanley Saitowitz, and Mark Mack.
The New Modernists: Six European Architects , 1992. 59 minutes. VIDREC 720.940904N42
    - Features work of Antonio Cruz, Kristian Gullichsen, Jacques Herzog, Hans Kollhoff, Jean Nouvel, and Edward Souta de Moura.
Notes for Those Beginning the Discipline of Architecture , 2006.  36 minutes.  DVD 720.71 M541n
Pedro E. Guerrero: Portrait of an Image Maker , 2007.  70 minutes.  DVD 770.92 P343 
Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect , 1996.  55 minutes.  VIDREC 720.973 J639
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image , 2003.  11 DVDs.  DVD 791.4361 P755
    Each volume features a commissioned work by the artist, plus additional material such as an interview and overview of previous works
    V. 1 - Francis Alÿs
    V. 2 - David Claerbout
    V. 3 - Douglas Gordon
    V. 4 - Gary Hill
    V. 5 - Pierre Huyghe
    V. 6 - Joan Jonas
    V. 7 - Isaac Julien
    V. 8 - William Kentridge
    V. 9 - Paul McCarthy
    V. 10 - Pipilotti Rist
    V. 11 - Anri Sala
Regular or Super: Views on Mies van der Rohe , 2004.  57 minutes.  DVD 720.92 R265 
Richard Meier in Rome: Building a Church in the City of Churches , 2006.  55 minutes.  DVD 720.973 M47richar 
Riches, Rivals, and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums in America , 2006.  Approximately 60 minutes.  DVD 069.09730904 R399  
Robert Frank: The Complete Film Works , 3 DVDs.  Approximately 90 minutes per DVD.  DVD 791.437 R54 
    V. 1 - Pull My Daisy, Sin of Jesus, Me & My Brother
    V. 2 - OK End Here, Conversations in Vermont, Liferaft Earth
    V. 3 - About Me: A Musical, S-8 Stones Footage from Keep Busy
Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. 59 minutes. VIDREC 720.92V568R
Rockwell Kent: A Documentary , 2 DVDs.  172 minutes.  DVD 759.1 K41l 
The Rural Studio , 2002.  56 minutes.  DVD 720.71176143 R88 
Sacred Spaces: The Architecture of Fay Jones , 2009.  Approximately 60 minutes.  DVD 720.973 J715s   
Schindler's Houses , 2008.  99 minutes.  DVD 720.973 Sch34sch 
Sir John Sloane: An English Architect, an American City , 2005.  62 minutes.  DVD 720.942 So1si   
Sketches of Frank Gehry , 2006.  84 minutes.  DVD 720.973 G274sk 
The social life of small urban spaces , 1988. 60 minutes. VIDREC 307.764So13
The Spirit in Architecture: John Lautner , 1992. 58 minutes. VIDREC 720.92L378S
Steven Holl: The Body in Space , 2002.  58 minutes.  VIDREC 720.973 H718steve2002
Sullivan's Banks , 2008.  38 minutes.  DVD 720.973 Su5su
Tadao Ando , 1989. 60 minutes. VIDREC 720.952An24t4
Three Homes by Architect Arthur Dyson. (Wrightian's Organic Architecture Series, #5) , 1993. 90 minutes. VIDREC 720.973D995t
The Tugendhat House: Mies van der Rohe's Czech Masterpiece , 2004.  50 minutes.  DVD 724.6 T817
  Uncommon Places: the Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright , 1988. 60 minutes. VIDREC 720.973W93Un
Understanding Cities: a Series of Five Documentary Films by Edmund N. Bacon. 29 minutes. VIDREC 711.4Un2
    Note: Includes text guide
    Part 1 - Rome: Impact of an Idea
    Part 2 - Paris: Living Space
    Part 3 - John Nash and London (also available as DVD, 711.4 Un2)
    Part 4 - The American Urban Experience
    Part 5 - The City of the Future
Universal Design in Architecture , 1994. 36 minutes. VIDREC 725.54087Un3
Universal Design in the Landscape , 1994. 34 minutes. VIDREC 712.087Un3
VDL Research House: Richard Neutra's Studio & Residence , 2 DVDs.  40 minutes.  DVD 720.973 N39v
Walter Burley Griffin, in his own Right , 1998. 57 minutes. VIDREC 720.973G87Wa
    (Note: Produced by WILL-TV)
Who Gets to Call it Art?: The Legend of Henry Geldzahler, 1935-1994 , 2005.  80 minutes.  DVD 709.7309046 G281w
Wrightian's Organic Architecture #2 , 1991. 58 minutes. VIDREC 720.973W93Goff
    Several houses are discussed; features Goff's Struckus House