| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It's an old saying: First we shape our buildings, then they shape us. But like many old sayings, it may be more pat than true. It may sound like a great tribute to the power and influence of architecture in our lives, but it's too neat. It sounds too much...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keyes and Ariana Grande were among the performers at the MTV Europe Music Awards, which took place in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday. Winners included One Direction, Five Seconds of Summer, Minaj, Grande, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:46 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:31 PM
After years of setbacks and criticism, architect Frank Gehry has received some good news about the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington.
Gehry's revised design for the much-contested project won preliminary approval from a key group on Thursday....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Frank Gehry has a significant history in Paris -- and something of a mixed record.
He lived here for a year in the early 1960s, working for the French architect Andre Remondet as well as the planner Robert Auzelle. As an established and indeed world-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:30 AM
The personal or private museum, built to hold the blue-chip paintings of a wealthy collector, is more of an American phenomenon than a European one.
In Los Angeles alone we have the examples of the Getty, the Huntington and the Hammer to look to, with...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The ground-floor gallery at the Pompidou Center, where curators Frédéric Migayrou and Aurélien Lemonier have installed "Frank Gehry," a major retrospective that runs through Jan. 26, looks right out through floor-to-ceiling windows toward the sidewalks of...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Every once in a while a piece of architecture comes along that is emblematic of a moment in a city's architectural and urban development. One Santa Fe, a 438-unit apartment complex in the arts district by Michael Maltzan Architecture, is that kind of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
If practice is what gets you to Carnegie Hall, as the saying goes, what gets you to the Music Center has always been a car.
The performing arts complex, which will turn 50 next month, sits atop Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles like a late-modern,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
According to the compelling new book "New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965" (Vendome Press), the "exuberance" that gave rise to Gotham's iconic skyline that began during the Jazz Age was long gone by the time post-war modernism took hold. What sprung up in its...