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  • Daimler buys into Agusta as motorbike and car tech converge

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler AG will buy 25 percent of Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta - the latest sign that motorbike and car technologies are converging, driven by a push to lower emissions and improve safety. Daimler said on Friday it would...
  • New Book Analyzes Gotham's Mid-Century Skyline

    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...
  • Comprehensive 'Gehry' retrospective in Paris draws sociological blank

     Comprehensive 'Gehry' retrospective in Paris draws sociological blank
    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...
  • Eisenhower memorial finally gets a preliminary thumbs-up

    WASHINGTON The embattled memorial to honor the nation's 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower, got a boost Thursday from an approving agency after famed architect Frank Gehry modified the design. The National Capital Planning Commission voted 10-1 in...
  • Guggenheim Museum reportedly planning new space in New York

    Guggenheim Museum reportedly planning new space in New York
    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is planning to expand with a new building that would house its art collection and staff, according to a report this week in the Art Newspaper. The new space would be a multi-purpose building that also would...
  • Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars

    Mickey Friedman dies at 85; her design shows introduced future stars
    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. Her death...
  • Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly

     Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly
    Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation. Shelly...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • On Kawara dies at 81; artist's works addressed passage of time

    On Kawara, the acclaimed but enigmatic Japanese artist whose body of conceptual works addressed the passage of time in detached, numerical ways, has died. He was 81. Kawara died in New York City in late June, according to his representatives at the...
  • Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers

    Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers
    I'm officially out this week (enjoying the sauna that is New York), but there's always time for a roundup. And it's got all kinds of weirdness, from a CIA writing manual to the attempt to save a brutalist building by Paul Rudolph to stories about...
  • Millennium Park full of surprises

     Millennium Park full of surprises
    Since Millennium Park opened on July 16, 2004, there have been lots of surprises. Most, but not all, of them have turned out to the advantage of the park and its visitors. Here are five examples: Bigger crowds: City officials originally expected the...