The exhibition I wanted to see deals with the ambitious plans by renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor to completely re-imagine LACMA's campus by erasing most of the existing buildings in favor of an imposing, amoeba-like structure wrapped in glass.
Boldly and inventively contemporary, Koolhaas' Milstein stands in sharp, energizing contrast to the traditional Ivy League buildings that abut it. Notwithstanding its distinctiveness, it is unimposing and unobtrusive.
The power of celebrity and entertainment has never been stronger -- but the intellectual status quo has perhaps never been lower. What does it mean that, as adults, our idols are famous for being famous?