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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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  • Cappellini hits sweet spot with Candy table, Lace lamp

     
    Giulio 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...
  • Sit! Stay! Make love to the camera! Dog photographers, unleashed

     
    Seth Casteel, Catherine Ledner, Bow Wow Projects: L.A. photographers take the dog portrait where it hasn't gone before, with specialties in underwater pictures, glamour shots and architectural settings....
  • Google honors architect Mies van der Rohe with latest 'doodle'

     
    The Internet search giant Google picks modernist architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for its latest logo-tweaking tribute....
  • Art critic Hilton Kramer, a champion of modernism, dies at 84

     
    Hilton Kramer was a fierce, combative critic who defended modernism and waded into the 'culture wars' of the '80s. He has died at age 84....
  • White House gala honors Pritzker Prize recipient

    WASHINGTON---President Barack Obama led the list of A-listers at Thursday's gala dinner to award the Pritzker Architecture Prize to a Portuguese architect, Eduardo Souto de Moura. In truth, he and first lady Michelle Obama made but a brief appearance...
  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
  • The Crowd: Candelight Concert nets $1.3 million for Segerstrom Center

    The Crowd: Candelight Concert nets $1.3 million for Segerstrom Center
    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...
  • Mies arrives in Chicago

    Mies arrives in Chicago
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, former head of the Bauhaus School of Design and a recent emigrant from Nazi Germany, was to be honored this evening on his appointment as director of the Armour Institute of Technology's department of architecture. But at a...
  • The Helmut Jahn State of Illinois Center

    The Helmut Jahn State of Illinois Center
    In a cityscape long associated with the flat, black facades of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the arrival of Helmut Jahn's State of Illinois Center was akin to Carmen Miranda crashing a black-tie ball. From the outside, where it boldly looks out on...
  • Elmhurst takes no shortcuts on road to livability

     Elmhurst takes no shortcuts on road to livability
    You must be a townie, says author Tracy Kidder in "Home Town," if "you don't shed identities. You accumulate them."     So Pete DiCianni admits he is the product of the "seven-kids, one-bathroom bungalow" on Highland Avenue, the father who campaigns...
  • 'The Addams Family' had a rough move-in

    'The Addams Family' had a rough move-in
    The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member's eatery favored by architects and artists, featuring a steel staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe and a permanent collection of works by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso. It was no...
  • Hubbard Street Dance furthers its L.A. reach

    Hubbard Street Dance furthers its L.A. reach
    In Chicago they build things right -- and that goes for dance companies. In January, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago displayed its artistic vitality in Los Angeles with its splendid staging of Frederick Ashton's postwar masterpiece " Cinderella" at the...