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Frank Gehry

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  • German architect Frei Otto wins 2015 Pritzker Prize a day after his death

     German architect Frei Otto wins 2015 Pritzker Prize a day after his death
    A day after his death, German architect Frei Otto, best known for the tentlike structures of the 1972 summer Olympics in Munich, on Tuesday was named the 2015 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's highest honor. Sponsored by Chicago's...
  • How David Geffen's gift to Lincoln Center reflects on Music Center

    How David Geffen's gift to Lincoln Center reflects on Music Center
    With the news Wednesday of David Geffen's $100-million gift to Lincoln Center for the renovation of Avery Fisher Hall — which will be renamed David Geffen Concert Hall — the first sound I thought I heard was a resounding slap in the face of...
  • A lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice

    A lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice
    To get to Gjusta, you tool past Santa Monica's Main Street boutiques, past Jonathan Borofsky's leering ballerina clown on the corner of Main and Rose, and turn left just after the giant Claes Oldenburg binoculars that mark Google's Los Angeles offices....
  • Watts to Joshua Tree: A tour of Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Museum

    Watts to Joshua Tree: A tour of Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Museum
    The high desert wind at the edge of Joshua Tree was fierce and frigid, but the sculptures were gritty, weird and wonderful at Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Museum — which more than made up for my frozen fingertips. We arrived by bus Monday, a crew of art...
  • Google's new headquarters design takes transparency to new levels

    Google's new headquarters design takes transparency to new levels
    As an architect, what do you give the company that has everything? More to the point, what do you design for the company that is everywhere, that has become digitally ubiquitous? If you're Thomas Heatherwick and Bjarke Ingels, the rising-star architects...
  • Under the veil: L.A. reacts to the Broad museum's sneak peek

    Under the veil: L.A. reacts to the Broad museum's sneak peek
    Hundreds of people poured into downtown over the weekend for a one-day only sneak peek of the Broad museum, which is scheduled to open officially in September. Though Eli Broad's new museum has yet to be completed — there is still construction...
  • Frank Gehry defends Lucas Museum's novel design

    Frank Gehry defends Lucas Museum's novel design
    The recent outpouring of negative sentiment in Chicago against MAD Architects' proposal for George Lucas' lakefront museum is troubling to read. Chicago is a great city for architecture and has historically supported innovative, forward-looking work....
  • Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake

    Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake
    Parents will immediately recognize the design of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art that billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to dump on our lakefront. It should remind parents of their toddlers who drop the ice cream from their cones on...
  • 'Jupiter Ascending' spaceships may look familiar to Chicagoans

    'Jupiter Ascending' spaceships may look familiar to Chicagoans
    Depending how you see it, and how generous you are, the wonders of "Jupiter Ascending," the new space opera from Chicago filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski, the team behind "The Matrix," should be endless. For those who come to regard it as a camp classic...
  • Roundup: Gehry's bag building, free speech limits, Frank Lloyd leaves Santa Monica

    Frank Gehry opens the doors on his first design in Australia. Zaha Hadid settles her lawsuit against a prominent New York critic. And Los Angeles' Hollyhock House gets a makeover. Plus: the limits of free speech in Europe, L.A.’s illegal...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Featured pick Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The elite New York chamber collective, which recently extended its Harris Theater residency two more seasons, begins its 2014-15 residency with a varied program ranging from works by Dvorak and...