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Frank Gehry

Miami Communiqué

Simon Watson | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Griping is a permanent part of the art scene, of course, but since the building opened one year ago, people have been moaning about the gift from real estate developer Jorge M. Perez that helped put the building back on track.

Ongoing Chicanery With the Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

If there is never going to be an open competition for the Eisenhower Memorial, and if, in fact, Gehry's self-aggrandizing design is going to be inflicted as a fait accompli on this nation, then at least show us where the money has all gone.

A Luxury Museum for Paris

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts
Joan Z. Shore

Now completed, at a cost of $143 million, the structure is an amazing tour de force. The glass units are neither roof nor façade: they are simply bulging, overlapping segments supported by an intricate mesh of steel.

Interview With Frank Gehry: How Does He Do It?

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Architect Frank Gehry says on the occasion of the opening of his new LV Fondation building and retrospective in Paris, "Well, you live a couple of lives, for me personally, I feel like the luckiest guy ever."

One Famous Architect Is Taking On Philadelphia's Iconic 'Rocky' Staircase

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Traditionalists can rest easy knowing architect Frank Gehry's vision for the Philadelphia Museum of Art does not include wrappin...

Frank Gehry: Is Music Liquid Architecture?

The WorldPost | Hans Ulrich Obrist | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

Hans-Ulrich Obrist is an art curator, critic and historian of art. He is co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Proje...

Third Time's the Charm for International Film Festival of Panama

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

IFF Panama's significance on the film festival circuit was firmly established by its third edition, which wrapped April 9 in Panama City. Festival...

5 Reasons to Visit Panama City Right Now

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

I think we've all gotten the message that winter has been extended. If you're ready to pack your bags and head south, Panama City is the ticket. Exotica plus ease. Sunshine and smiles.

Does Downtown Need Frank Gehry?

Jack Skelley | Posted 05.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

The question is whether Gehry and the other mega projects can, starting from scratch, capture the magic Downtown is already generating. Will they selfishly corral pedestrians? Will they be bunkers and monoliths? Will L.A. commit the same old errors?

The Gulf Coast's Merry Mardi Gras Fest

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

A fine place to start Mardi Gras meanderings is at Biloxi's Mardi Gras Museum. Located in the historic Magnolia Hotel, this museum traces the three hundred year history of Mardi Gras on the Gulf Coast. The costumes are outrageous and quite beautiful.

Frank Gehry: What Is The Connection Between The Dancing Shiva And The Disney Hall?

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.15.2014 | World

Frank Gehry is the acclaimed architect of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles -- which just celebra...

Frank Gehry Could Get Another Shot At Downtown LA Skyline

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 03.16.2014 | Los Angeles

Renowned architect Frank Gehry may get another chance to reimagine the downtown Los Angeles skyline, with county officials poised on Tuesday to consid...

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Sunday, Dec. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As a critic who regularly attends a couple of film festivals a year I average seeing four films a day and have been known to see as many as six in one day. So I have to admit I appreciate the more casual approach to scheduling at the Dubai International Film Festival.

Dancing Partners: Art and Architecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a big difference in my mind between just an exhibition of works by great artists and an exhibition that has the courage and conviction to p...

September: Chicago at Its Best

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.08.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Chicago is notorious for its less than perfect weather, which changes, seemingly, every few minutes. Two weeks ago, the very moment my plane landed ...

The American Grandeur of Cleveland

Sally Fay | Posted 08.30.2013 | Travel
Sally Fay

In 2013, Cleveland has a different kind of American grandeur than it did in its industrial heyday of the early 20th century, but rather than get stuck in the past and not learn the lessons from it, the city has aged well into a modern, global and down-to-earth city.

An LA Architect Crosses the Border Into Relevance

Harris Silver | Posted 10.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Harris Silver

Here is a residence that exists in contrast to contemporary architectural criticism which rejects traditional ideas of beauty and is interested in the odd, and grotesque. According to Zellner, "this house in not interested in producing aesthetic novelty, the most radical thing about the house, is not being weird."

Art for the People - Public Art Around the World

MutualArt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Public art is a democratic entity, open to everyone, not just art seekers going to visit museums and galleries. We've rounded up ten public art projects from around the world that are well worth a visit and accessible to all.

MoMA Makes An Adorable Storybook About Architecture

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Karissa Rosenfield Inspiring builders of all ages, MoMA has released their first storybook, following the advent...

Exhibitions that Engage Instead of Lecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you are an architecture buff and Los Angeles is your hunting ground, then you are in luck. Over the last few months, thanks to the Getty initiati...

The Problem With the Frank Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

Wednesday it was announced that a federal commission charged with building a national monument honoring President Eisenhower voted unanimously to appr...

MOCA Displays Frank Gehry's Design for Chinese Museum!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

My hero is Frank Gehry, the octogenarian genius who created the magnificent Walt Disney Hall, the startling Guggenheim Bilboa Spain building, and so much more.

Honey, I Shrunk The Gehry Structures!

Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts

"I would like to make a building as intellectually driven as it is sculptural and as positive as it would be acceptable to hope," Frank Gehry told Ros...

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic co...

The Next Big Thing In Architecture

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

When Frank Gehry's latest tower rose out of lower Manhattan in all its rippled steel glory in early 2011, architecture critics basically died, they we...