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Architecture exhibitions are notoriously tricky to pull off. It's hard to squeeze a whole building inside a museum, after all. And the number of forces that shape any piece of architecture — engineering, politics and money, to begin with —...
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PALO ALTO — We hallucinate. But we are often of two minds about having two minds. We produce drugs to enhance hallucinations and drugs to dull them. Medical science seeks to relieve schizophrenics of their visions. Religion, on the other hand,...
It's difficult to imagine a more delicate curatorial task than the one Todd Gannon, Ewan Branda and Andrew Zago faced in putting together "A Confederacy of Heretics: The Architecture Gallery, Venice, 1979." The exhibition, running through July 7 at...
Two years ago, when the Getty Trust helped organize and fund more than five dozen exhibits on 20th century art in Los Angeles, a massive enterprise it labeled "Pacific Standard Time," it wasn't difficult to guess which era the museum would focus on. It...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Architecture, Artists, Standards, Arts
SAN FRANCISCO -- Frank Gehry is about to update the status of Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook got the go-ahead this week for the architect to build a second campus there. The City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday night to allow the giant social network to...
The music will range from A to Z -- Amadeus to Zappa, that is -- when the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates its 10th anniversary season at Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2013-14. In marking the occasion, the Phil also will attempt both to look back at...
The Eisenhower family told a congressional panel Tuesday that it supports a bill that would do away with architect Frank Gehry's design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington and halt any additional federal funding for the design....
Architect Frank Gehry's controversial design for the proposed Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is once again the object of bickering in Washington. A major architectural organization said it opposes a new congressional initiative to do away with Gehry's...
There's sure to be much to pore over in "Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990," the ambitious anchor show of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time series on modern architecture in and around Los Angeles. But it's on the periphery of this giant...
Spring is, as always, a season for festivals. The big one in Los Angeles this year is the ongoing celebration of the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, initiated by Los Angeles Opera. The Los Angeles Philharmonic's weeklong Brooklyn Festival in...
Frank Gehry is designing a new 22-story tower that developers want to build in downtown Santa Monica, near the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, according to the official website for the project. The structure will feature space for...
SAN FRANCISCO -- This time it's Facebook that has been tagged. The giant social network's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters is a blank slate for artistic expression. Anyone who works at the company can pick up a can and spray-paint on the walls or...
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