Burlington City Arts

Architecture + Design Film Series: Vincent Scully: An Art Historian Among Architects

February 19, 2020, 6:00PM

Directed by Tom Piper and Edgar Howard
2010, USA, 56 Minutes
Doors: 6 pm; Film: 6:30 pm

Vincent Scully was likely the best-known art historian in the United States. His deep engagement with the subject and his passionate presentation style inspired generations of students at Yale University and beyond. This film examines Scully’s career as a professor, art historian and writer through interviews with students and the architects closest to him. The breadth and depth of his knowledge, which included a close familiarity with literature as well as with the visual arts, lent a special richness to his historical interpretations. This film projects the energy and passion of this extraordinary teacher.

Contois Auditorium
149 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401