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  • Terzo Piano has art-gallery looks, killer views and oh, yes, food

    The hottest restaurant in town sits on top of a museum and serves dinner only one night a week. And the easiest way to get there is by bridge. Its name is Terzo Piano, a double-entendre moniker that reflects its location (the name means "third floor"...
  • Temple of light

    Temple of light
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ||   || ||   || || ++++++++++++++++++++ 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,...
  • 'Hearts of the City' by Herbert Muschamp

    'Hearts of the City' by Herbert Muschamp
    Hearts of the City The Selected Writings of Herbert Muschamp Herbert Muschamp Alfred A. Knopf: 888 pp., $50 In December 1997, with the Getty Center finally set to open its expansive hilltop campus after more than a decade of frustration, Herbert...
  • Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum

    Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum
    In a move that adds another contemporary art museum to the city's busy art scene, Eli Broad announced formally Monday that he would build his Broad Collection museum downtown and chose a blue-chip New York architecture firm to design it. By choosing to...
  • Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection

    Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • 'Fashioning Fashion' at LACMA's Resnick Exhibition Pavilion

    'Fashioning Fashion' at LACMA's Resnick Exhibition Pavilion
    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,...
  • Scene & Heard: Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion 'Unmasking' at LACMA

    Scene & Heard: Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion 'Unmasking' at LACMA
    Attracting more than 1,000 people and raising nearly $5 million, the Sept. 25 "Unmasking" of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art brought together some of L.A.'s most prominent faces from finance,...
  • October 8: Author - Blair Kamin Talks About His Book, Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age

    October 8: Author - Blair Kamin Talks About His Book, Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age
    Blair Kamin Event: Friday, October 15 12:30 p.m. Borders State and Randolph Chicago 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...
  • 100% Design London: Flooring made of old belts, deer horns turned into mosaic tile

     
    The Dutch publisher Materia, which architects and designers such as Zaha Hadid, Renzo Piano and Frank Gehry call upon for the latest on building materials, presented an eyeful of innovation at the 100% Design show in London. Among the displays: Ting's...
  • In Dallas, an arts district rounds into shape

     
    Though the arts district on the edge of downtown Dallas has a long and bumpy history, it is rounding into something at least resembling final form. Two much anticipated new buildings -- an opera house by Foster + Partners and......
  • SFMOMA chooses architect for $250-million expansion: Norwegian firm Snøhetta

     
    Can an art museum in this economic climate raise $480 million for an ambitious expansion and endowment campaign without a world famous architect like Frank Gehry or Renzo Piano attached to the project? 

SFMOMA has just placed a very big......