Renzo Piano – Ribbed, Poured and Stoned


Filmmaker: Michael Sheridan
Produced for: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum commissioned Renzo Piano, the Pritzker-Prize winning architect, to design a new building alongside the historic Venetian palace built by Mrs. Gardner in the 1800s. Michael was commissioned to document the 2 year construction process and to produce short visual and aural experiences as well as details of the historic building’s renovations.

Blue Stone, 2010, 3 min

Steel Ribs, 2010, 3 min

Cement Pour, 2010, 2 min

Concert in Cement, 2010, 3 min

Tapestry Room Restoration, 2011, 11 min