Mid-Century Modern Freak | Harry Seidler | Australian Modernist Architect

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Harry Seidler | Australian Modernism
A brief piece on Harry Seidler’s 1950s houses in Wahroonga. Originally aired on ABC TV’s “Collectors” program.

Alison D. Gilbert‘s insight:

Although I was not familiar with the architect, Harry Seidler, I was delighted to see familiar furnishings by Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and other mid 1950’s gems. Since watching the video and going through the 38 page pdf I found, I am awed by his history, his education, his colleagues, his work and his entire life.

HarrySeidler4DecadesVisualBiography (click to view pdf)
I was also struck by how many of the people and places in his career were familiar to me. I felt as if I were seeing a ghost or reading about a long, lost relative.

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