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  • SFMOMA chooses architect for $250-million expansion: Norwegian firm Snøhetta

     
    Can an art museum in this economic climate raise $480 million for an ambitious expansion and endowment campaign without a world famous architect like Frank Gehry or Renzo Piano attached to the project? 

SFMOMA has just placed a very big......
  • L.A. Modernism Show to celebrate Paul Tuttle

     
    If you hit the Los Angeles Modernism Show this weekend in Santa Monica, remember the name Paul Tuttle (1918-2002). In the annals of Los Angeles midcentury modernism, Tuttle may not loom nearly as large as Charles Eames and Pierre Koenig, but he should. He...
  • 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...
  • 'Parenthood' features realistic living spaces

    'Parenthood' features realistic living spaces
    Set in and around Berkeley, "Parenthood" unfolds principally in three family residences that vary in architectural style. The first is the house of Zeek and Camille Braverman (Craig T. Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia). "They have lived there 30 years, filled...
  • Where antiques and Modernism meet

    Where antiques and Modernism meet
    Like Cheeto-coated fingers grazing a marshmallowy chair in the family room, the mix of antique and Modernist pieces in this home could have met with disastrous consequences. But while the owner's Resolve spray cleaner made that child's orange prints melt...
  • 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...
  • 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 fresh journey for familiar forms

    A fresh journey for familiar forms
    New York — DIPPED in a garish green rubbery coating, the ornate Louis-style dining chairs from Six Inch of Belgium looked like irradiated doggy chew toys. The white fiberglass centipede reared on its legs was really Scolopendra, a 7-foot floor...
  • Must-haves for a location shoot

    Thousands of L.A. residents register their properties with agencies that negotiate usage fees for film, television and still photography. Film and TV shoots are time- and labor-intensive and involve lots of equipment, but the fees are high. Fashion shoots...
  • Where Modernism hit an Art Deco wall

    THE AMERICAN Institute of Architects recently asked a national sample to judge American buildings, monuments and other structures. Each participant in the survey rated some of the 247 buildings nominated by the institute, and the scores were tallied...
  • Reader Mail: Nice remodel, but where did they get that chair, lamp and fridge?

     
    After my profile on the Venice home of Scott and Sharonne Trattner ran last month, I received so many e-mails that I wanted to offer an update here. While I largely focused on how architect Talbot McLanahan helped them transform a 900-square-foot beach...
  • John Logan and 'Red': In dogged pursuit of sacred monsters

     
    John Logan has a name for the men whose self-destructive obsessions pockmark his growing collection of works for stage and screen: "Sacred monsters."The genteel killers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb in "Never the Sinner." The iconoclastic...