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  • Architect Frederick Fisher: The anti-Thom Mayne?

     
    The recent work of Frederick Fisher and Partners is deceptively simple. At the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica and a new academic building at Caltech, among other projects, Fisher has used a spare, restrained, formal approach to deal......
  • Critic's Notebook: 'The Art of the Steal: The Untold Story of the Barnes Foundation'

     
    “The Art of the Steal: The Untold Story of the Barnes Foundation” is a riveting — and tragic — documentary film chronicling the gratuitous ruin of a school outside Philadelphia that houses an incomparable art collection. It's a classic story......
  • In Las Vegas, one final echo of the boom years

     
    The massive CityCenter complex on the Las Vegas Strip, set to open officially next week, is a blast from the very recent past. With a price tag of $8.5 billion, a roster of famous designers including Daniel Libeskind, Norman Foster,......
  • MOCA takes a historic trip down the Vegas Strip

     
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, is taking a virtual trip down the Las Vegas Strip via a new exhibition of historic architectural photographs. "Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown" will......
  • Rudolph and the wrecking ball

     
    The intersection of architecture and photography has been meaningfully busy lately. In L.A. alone there is the Luisa Lambri exhibition at the Hammer Museum, featuring her pictures of John Lautner houses, and shows at the Getty on the photography of......
  • SANAA partners are joint winners of Pritzker Prize

     
    Over the course of its 31-year history, the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honor, has been awarded almost exclusively to individual men. It has gone just once to a woman -- to Zaha Hadid in 2004 -- and twice to a......
  • Exhibition review: 'Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown' at MOCA-PDC

     
    The photographs on display in "Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown" have been rescued, in essence, from the cutting-room floor. It just happens to be one of the richest, most revelatory cutting-room......
  • Monster Mash: 'American Idiot' fans gush; a hole in Nero's palace; Anna Nicole Smith's Derby dresses

     
    --Free expression: Fans of the new Broadway musical "American Idiot" are scribbling their thoughts and statements of love on the entrance wall of the St. James Theatre, where the show -- which is based on a Green Day album --......
  • 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...
  • NJ House Sets Sail To New LI Home

    GLEN COVE, N.Y. (WPIX) -- Waterfront houses aren't rare on the Long Island sound, ones that sail across the water are a different story. So it's no surprise throngs of people gathered to watch this iconic house travel by sea to it's new home in Glen Cove...
  • A transformation and regeneration

    'Public space is not the right place for objects," said Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa. "That was a tradition from the 19th Century. There are plenty of wonderful examples. Today I think we have to change. It's not possible to continue adding objects....