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If you caught LACMA's great California design retrospective last year, “Living in a Modern Way,” you came away with the idea that Southern California was the tip of the post-World War II modernist spear. Along with the familiar names of...
Tags: Architecture, IKEA, Benny Goodman, Walnuts, Artists
Gae Aulenti, an Italian architect who attained international prominence turning old buildings into modern museums, including Paris' Musee d'Orsay and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, died Wednesday at her home in Milan. She was 84. Her family told...
Tags: Le Corbusier, Newspaper and Magazine, France, Artists, Museums
Even people who know nothing about art know the works of Auguste Rodin. The French sculptor who created "The Thinker" and "The Kiss" was born on this day in 1840. Google has created a blue-tinted homage to the sculpture on the occasion of the artist's...
Bertrand Goldberg did not believe in preservation. He said so. If he were still here we would be having a disagreement. Goldberg was, of course, the architect of the original Prentice Hospital as well as the much-loved Marina City; he died in 1997. It'...
Lurking beneath the surface of the controversy over the future of the Morris Mechanic Theatre are two issues which, if not resolved, can only be described as tragedies for the future of historic preservation in Baltimore. The first is the undermining...
The clash between Northwestern University and preservationists over the fate of Bertrand Goldberg's old Prentice Women's Hospital is expected to climax as early as Oct. 4 when the Commission on Chicago Landmarks could begin weighing the merits of...
More years ago than I'd like to say, I moved into a charmless cinder block dormitory on the campus of a land-grant university about eight hours away from my suburban Chicago home. To assuage homesickness and spruce the place up a bit, I hung a print of...
Tags: Le Corbusier, Fine Artists, Artists, Museums, Banksy
When architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe adopted the motto "Less is more," he was referring to a minimalist approach that favored getting more function and design cues from a building's structural elements. While he didn't have cars in mind, current trends...
The Illinois Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it has named Dutch architect and educator Wiel Aretsas the new dean of its architecture school. Arets, currently a professor of building, planning and design at the BerlinUniversity for the Arts,...
L.A. at HomeGiulio Cappellini is the artistic director of Cappellini, the Italian funriture manufacturer known for over 30 years for discovering and producing works by cutting-edge international designers such as Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders and the Bouroullec and...
It is the most glamorous social event of the year in Orange County. It may also be one of the most elegant parties on America's annual event calendar. Last week's Candlelight Concert to benefit the Segerstrom Center for the Arts celebrated its 25th...
Gene R. Summers, an architect and developer who undertook the first major renovation of the historic Biltmore Hotel, reviving interest in downtown Los Angeles and helping to spark its revitalization, has died. He was 83. Summers, who retired to the...
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