| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Brad Pitt enlisted architect Frank Gehry as one of the designers for his Make It Right Foundation, an initiative to build new homes in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward following the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This weekend, the...
| Aug 21, 2012
Q: Many years ago I was dining in a restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown. I ordered pressed duck. It was served in a deep fried form about 6 inches in length, 4 inches wide and about an inch or so thick. The vegetables were pressed together with the duck and...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Amid rancorous public debate, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward with a revised design by architect Frank Gehry.
The memorial, which comes with an estimated price tag of more than $100 million, is to be...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:27 PM
After hiring Frank Gehry to design its Menlo Park headquarters' expansion, Facebook is once again tapping the world-renowned architect for its new New York office that will open next year.
Facebook is relocating its New York office at 335 Madison Ave....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:29 AM
NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I grew up listening to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which may help explain why I had to learn to love Mozart. That happened when I went away to college and, studying the scores, discovered how much I had been missing, how much Mozartean magic had...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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With his fellow Pritzker Prize-winning L.A. architect, Thom Mayne, playing the self-described role of “ombudsman” and “facilitator,” Frank Gehry is back in the fold for a major...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Frank Gehry is designing a new 22-story tower that developers want to build in downtown Santa Monica, near the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, according to the official website for the project. The structure will feature space for...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Frank Gehry-designed Schnabel House in Brentwood has sold for $9.5 million.
The seller is Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Jon B. Platt, who restored the home, according to Times archives.
Built in 1989, the five-bedroom, five-bathroom residence...
| Jan 13, 2013
Designers, celebrities or just plain folks -- everybody wants to tap into the zeitgeist. Or create it themselves. These days, nothing moves faster than a trend. The social-media-fed frenzy enables our access to the latest in fashion, interiors,...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Another bubble has popped for Richard Koshalek.
The director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., a branch of the Smithsonian, announced Thursday he will leave his post later this year. The news followed a reported split...