RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Frank Gehry

A collection of news and information related to Frank Gehry published by this site and its partners.

Top Frank Gehry Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • How to build a better Los Angeles

    How to build a better Los Angeles
    The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened its doors 10 years ago this month, is rightly celebrated as the most recognizable jewel in Los Angeles' cultural crown. But we should remember that Disney Hall came very close to not being built at all....
  • A chorus of memories: Disney Hall, as they saw it and lived it

    A chorus of memories: Disney Hall, as they saw it and lived it
    Walt Disney Concert Hall turns 10 on Oct. 23. Before the downbeat of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new season, here is a look at the first 10 years, as told in the words of those who were there. First impressions: Martin Chalifour, concertmaster, L....
  • Peter Lewis dies at 80; led insurer Progressive for decades

    Peter Lewis, who helped build Progressive Corp. into one of the largest auto insurers in the country and later became the billionaire backer of marijuana legalization, died Saturday. He was 80. Philanthropic advisor Jennifer Frutchy said Lewis died at...
  • Diane Disney Miller dies at 79; philanthropist championed Disney Hall

    Walt Disney's name is on Los Angeles' world-famous concert hall, but it was a far less-known Disney who came from behind the scenes to ensure that architect Frank Gehry's vision for the building stayed intact. Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's eldest...
  • For architect Frank Gehry, Disney Hall is 'my home'

    For architect Frank Gehry, Disney Hall is 'my home'
    When plans commenced in 1987 to build Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown L.A., architect Frank Gehry was a relatively youthful 58 years old. By the time the hall was completed, after a number of delays and setbacks — not to mention some...
  • Disney Hall at 10: Season opener a magical, ringing salute

    It looked on paper, with a few small exceptions, like an ordinary season-opening gala, the kind every major U.S. orchestra seems to practice these days — a jumble of Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Saint- SaĆ«ns favorites. The superstar soloist was Yo-Yo Ma,...
  • Review: Kronos Quartet makes history in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas is changing. Not the strip, a symphony of ersatz that only knows how to become more so. Along with a phony Paris or sham Sphinx, the city has a fairly recent faux Frank Gehry design that serves as a home to high-end shops,...
  • Anthony Caro, renowned British sculptor, dies at 89

    Sir Anthony Caro, the renowned British sculptor whose abstract creations have been hugely influential, has died. The 89-year-old artist suffered a heart attack and died on Wednesday, said the Tate Museum in London. Caro is recognized widely for...
  • Facebook hires architect Frank Gehry for Dublin, London offices

    Facebook hires architect Frank Gehry for Dublin, London offices
    Facebook is taking its friendship with Frank Gehry across the Atlantic, reportedly signing the Los Angeles architect to work on new office space in Dublin, Ireland, where the company already has a major presence. He will also design new office space for...
  • Disney Hall: 10 years of memorable performances

    Disney Hall: 10 years of memorable performances
    Although it is now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Walt Disney Concert Hall has been in operation during 11 calendar years, and in each one history has been made. The Los Angeles Philharmonic runs the venue, and the orchestra, under its president...
  • MOMA's architecture department takes on the megacity

    MOMA's architecture department takes on the megacity
    After taking on rising sea levels and the foreclosure crisis, the Museum of Modern Art’s newly activist architecture and design department is set to tackle the megacity. The museum on Thursday announced an exhibition and series of design workshops...