American Masters

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Season 25 Episode 8 | 1h 25m 10s

From 1941 to 1978, this husband-wife powerhouse brought unique talents to their partnership. He was an architect by training; she was a painter and sculptor. Together their work helped shape the second half of the 20th century and remains culturally vital today. Narrated by James Franco, Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter is the 25th anniversary season finale of American Masters.

Aired: 12/18/11

Expired: 12/18/15

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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