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  • Object Lesson: Roberto Chavez's dusty shelf of famous men

    Object Lesson: Roberto Chavez's dusty shelf of famous men
    One of the best outcomes of Pacific Standard Time (PST), the series of Getty Foundation-funded exhibitions first staged in 2011, is that it got Southern California to study its own art history — bringing to light the work of artists who had been somewhat overlooked. Case in point: painter and muralist Roberto Chavez, who was born and raised in East Los Angeles.
  • Two stories for two Wright houses in Chicago

     Two stories for two Wright houses in Chicago
    Frank Lloyd Wright's houses enchant us with their inventive geometry yet torment many of their owners with leaking roofs and other functional woes. Like all landmarks subject to the passage of time and the pounding of the weather, they require a mix of...

    Getty Foundation launches effort to conserve modern architectural gems

    The Getty Foundation has announced a major new conservation initiative for modern architecture, funding work on 10 landmark designs around the world including Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House in Australia, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House in...

    MOCA's 'A New Sculpturalism' faces uncertain future without Gehry

    Frank Gehry has pulled out of a major architecture exhibition set to open June 2 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a move that could force the show to find a new venue or face the prospect of being canceled altogether. The exhibition, "A New...

    Frank Gehry back in MOCA architecture show, coaxed by Thom Mayne

    Frank Gehry back in MOCA architecture show, coaxed by Thom Mayne
    This post has been corrected. Please see below. With his fellow Pritzker Prize-winning L.A. architect, Thom Mayne, playing the self-described role of “ombudsman” and “facilitator,” Frank Gehry is back in the fold for a major...