iOS app Android app

Billie Tsien

The Demolition Controversy at New York's MOMA: Drawing Future Lessons

Paul Gunther | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

In the spirit perhaps of no good deed goes unpunished, the Museum's present decision to sacrifice the contemporary if not categorically orthodox modernist Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Folk Art Museum is nonetheless a record of the increasingly blurred narrative of late 20th and early 21st century aesthetic constructs.

Reconsidering the American Folk Art Museum

Henry Miller | Posted 07.01.2013 | New York
Henry Miller

The brilliance of the design of the American Folk Art Museum building is evident both inside and out.

Bogus Barnes Foundation: Fake Galleries, Phony Populism (VIDEO)

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

2012-05-22-Screenshot20120522at6.45.49PM.pngHe famously had no patience for pretentiousness, privilege or elitism. He also famously despised Philadelphia, now home to his collection.

Last Days of Dr. Barnes' Barnes Foundation, Preview of Philly's Faux Barnes

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Whenever I visit Philadelphia, I indulge my morbid fascination for the slow-motion death of a great single-collector facility displaying some of the world's greatest Cézannes, Matisses and Renoirs.

Culture Zohn: Happy Summer Culture

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-05-27-outsidepull.jpg If ever there was an argument against the pig-headedness and jingoistic behavior of Arizona, Ellis Island and the Hispanic Society would be it.