| Oct 7, 2010
| 6:42 AM
Friday, October 15
State and Randolph
To purchase a copy of the book:
Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age
For nearly twenty years now, Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune has explored...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the date the City Arts Commission will vote on Ronald Reagan statue.
Whether it's a sculpture of a rabbit or a statue of Ronald Reagan, he believes iconic features are placed in parks so people will remember them....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Collectors Council taking art trip to Windy City
The deadline to sign up for an art-filled, group package trip to Chicago in September with the Laguna Art Museum's Contemporary Collectors Council is July 15.
LAM Executive Director Malcolm Warner will...
| Sep 4, 2011
On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists.
"On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Talk about raining on your own parade.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority coaxed Renzo Piano from Paris, Ban van Berkel from Amsterdam and a bunch of talented local architects from the far Westside and brought them together Wednesday afternoon...
| May 3, 2009
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In architecture, as in love and the stock market, timing is everything. As America extricates itself from an age of excess, when flashy new museums started to resemble exploded Coke cans,...
| Sep 28, 2008
World-class, unparalleled, greatest, biggest, most diverse, greenest and eco-grooviest. Able to leap tall buildings in a single rave, the new state-of-the-art and state-of-the-planet incarnation of the California Academy of Sciences is...
| Jul 6, 2008
Walk into Anthony Pearson and Ramona Trent's Mar Vista home and it's difficult to tell that the dynamic space, rippling into the outdoors from a deceptively low entryway, began its life as a simple postwar California bungalow. By the time its latest...
| Aug 29, 2010
John Galliano, a student of history unlike any other designer of his generation, has imagined runway collections from French Revolution-era street scenes, Napoleon-era cartoons and the life of Pocahontas. His globetrotting research trips are legendary,...
| Mar 31, 2008
Jean Nouvel, the versatile French architect who strives to balance his buildings' settings with a restless architectural language he seems to reinvent with each project, is the winner of the 2008 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the highest honor of his...
| Jun 7, 2008
Renzo Piano, the Italian architect who designed the New York Times tower on 8th Avenue at 40th Street in Manhattan, made a point of keeping the building transparent at ground level. His goal, he said before the building opened last summer, was to avoid...