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  • Zoltan Pali exits academy museum project as construction phase nears

     Zoltan Pali exits academy museum project as construction phase nears
    Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' future museum, has left the high-profile project. The departure, which the academy is characterizing as a routine transition, comes in the midst of some...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help

    L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of the Mozart-Da Ponte opera "Così fan tutte" arrives on stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday with a hard-edged futurism and a note of nostalgia. It's the third production in as many years to unite...
  • A new blueprint for architectural excellence

    A new blueprint for architectural excellence
    Do you know the Monuments Men? I don't mean the George Clooney movie with the middling box-office numbers. I mean the male geniuses, according to architecture's creaky conventional wisdom, who push the profession forward with one pricey and daring...
  • Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
  • Shigeru Ban's L.A. days

    Shigeru Ban's L.A. days
    It was in Los Angeles that Tokyo-born Shigeru Ban, the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Prize, first studied architecture. Well, in Santa Monica, to be exact. Ban attended the fledgling Southern California Institute of Architecture in the late 1970s, right...
  • MAK in Vienna plans major show on architect Hans Hollein

    MAK in Vienna plans major show on architect Hans Hollein
    What had been planned by the MAK in Vienna as a major retrospective of Austrian architect Hans Hollein will now also serve as a posthumous tribute. Hollein died last week, less than a month after celebrating his 80th birthday. Curated by Wilfried Kuhn...
  • Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.

    Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.
    Hans Hollein, the Austrian architect who died Thursday at 80, was one of a small number of architects who set a loose framework for what would become postmodern architecture, with its focus on humor, irony, eclecticism and freewheeling historical...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws
    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Review: Thom Mayne frames Emerson College with towering sense of self

     Review: Thom Mayne frames Emerson College with towering sense of self
    A frame, an arch, a studio stage set, a proscenium: The first question about Emerson College's hulking new Hollywood campus on Sunset Boulevard, designed by Thom Mayne and the Culver City firm Morphosis, is simply what to call the architectural box in...
  • Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize

    Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize
    For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect. Shigeru Ban, a 56-year-old architect born in Tokyo, was named the winner of his profession’s top honor on Monday. Yet Ban’s architecture is markedly...
  • Shigeru Ban: Aspen Art Museum is a first for Pritzker Prize-winner

    Shigeru Ban: Aspen Art Museum is a first for Pritzker Prize-winner
    Shigeru Ban, the Japanese architect who is the recipient of the 2014 Pritzker Prize, has never had his name attached to a permanent art museum in the U.S. in his three-decade-long career. But that will change in August when his new building for the...
  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...