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Richard Meier

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  • Architecture review: The new U.S. Embassy in London

     
    : The architecture of American embassies has been stuck lately in a predictable tug-of-war between a desire to express openness and an obsession, in an age of terrorism, with security. The design for the new U.S. Embassy in London, released......
  • Getty Center announces summer concert series: Mayer Hawthorne, Les Savy Fav, Dawes, more

     
    It's one of the most beautiful and iconic settings for a summer series in the city: at the perch of the Sepulveda Pass, overlooking Los Angeles to the east, the Pacific to the west, the traffic on the 405 to......
  • Monster Mash: Sean Hayes to host Tony Awards; Paula Abdul's new dance show; more art heists

     
    -- Former "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes, who is currently appearing in "Promises, Promises" on Broadway, has been tapped as host of the 64th annual Tony Awards on June 13. (Tony Awards) -- Medical complex: Richard Meier's architecture firm......
  • Frank Gehry's Bilbao museum tops Vanity Fair architecture list

     
    Vanity Fair recently asked 52 prominent architects and critics to name the most important pieces of architecture built since 1980. The winner of the informal survey -- which is to be published in the magazine's August issue -- is a......
  • Architects imagine Los Angeles in 2030

     
    It's not exactly "Blade Runner," but a new online feature from Newsweek provides a peek into what Los Angeles could look like in the not-so-distant future. Newsweek recently asked a group of prominent architects to create a vision of L.A.......
  • Updated: A green answer to Vanity Fair's architecture poll has its own blind spot

     
    When Vanity Fair magazine recently released the results of a survey ranking the most significant pieces of architecture of the last 30 years -- with Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, topping the list -- the poll was met......
  • The Getty's answer man

    BRISTOL, R.I. -- A generation ago, when Jim Wood of Chicago was a 44-year-old rising star among American museum leaders, he got an invitation to come west and brainstorm. Soon, he found himself standing atop a raw Brentwood hill, trying to imagine the...
  • Barcelona’s artistic side

    Barcelona’s artistic side
    Canvases of various sizes crowded the walls and floor of Agustí Puig's studio. Arms folded across his chest, he stood in the middle of them. Behind him, his artwork exploded with color and bold lines. He seemed nervous in the unaccustomed role of model as...
  • Columbus, Ind. — glitter amid the rust

    Columbus, Ind. — glitter amid the rust
    In the heart of the so-called Rust Belt lies an extraordinary example of what vision and open-mindedness did for a central Indiana industrial town set amid farm fields. By all rights, Columbus, Ind., should look like many other Midwestern towns of 40,000...
  • The dream job for a voyeur

    The dream job for a voyeur
    FOR as long as he can remember, the photographer Tim Street-Porter has been a voyeur. Curiosity, not perversity, drives him to peer behind strangers' doors. Fortunately for the many people who have seen the architectural wonders of Los Angeles through his...
  • Getty's constant gardener

    Getty's constant gardener
    IT was 1973, and eccentric billionaire Jean Paul Getty was planning an ambitious folly for his property in the Palisades: a precise replica of Villa dei Papiri, a grand home destroyed in Herculaneum in AD 79, that would house his collection of Greek and...