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Hamptons Screening Highlights Transformation Of Lincoln Center And The High Line

Nicole Barylski

The film highlights DS+R's work on Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the High Line. (Photo: Checkerboard Film Foundation)

"Diller Scofidio + Renfro are among the world's most renowned and experimental architectural studios," noted Andrea Grover, Century Arts Foundation Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish Art Museum. "The screening of this documentary followed by a conversation with partner Charles Renfro enriches and broadens the Parrish's ongoing investigation of art and architecture."

On Friday, March 27th at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum is holding a screening of "Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line," a film highlighting the firm's work on two major New York City public spots, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the High Line. Checkerboard Film Foundation Founder Edgar B. Howard produced the film, which features commentary from the architects, New York City planning commissioner, civic figures, and architecture critics, who discuss the renovations on the iconic urban spaces.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Partner Charles Renfro and Century Arts Foundation Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish, Andrea Grover.

Founded in 1979, Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) first piqued the interest of the architecture world with its provocative exhibitions of theoretically based projects that challenged the boundaries between art and architecture. DS+R has long been at the forefront of design and in 1999, founding principals Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio were honored with the prestigious "genius" grant by the MacArthur Foundation, in recognition of their continued efforts of incorporating architecture with issues of contemporary culture.

The interdisciplinary design firm worked on both the revitalization of the High Line as well as the renovation and expansion of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts nearly simultaneously. From 2004 through 2011, Diller Scofidio + Renfro worked with James Corner Field Operations to transform the neglected High Line railroad tracks on the City's West Side into a 1.5 mile elevated urban park. Starting in early 2003 through 2010, the firm redesigned Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The project included the renovation and expansion of the Juilliard School, the expansion of the School of American Ballet, the redesign of Alice Tully Hall and the public spaces across the 16-acre campus.

Tickets to Checkerboard Film Foundation presents "Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line" are $10 and free for Members, children, and students.

Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill. For more information, call 631-283-2118 or visit parrishart.org.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




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