| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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Already a Los Angeles landmark, Walt Disney Concert Hall turns 10 this fall. Celebrations on Grand Avenue will be populist and bold, including a Los Angeles Philharmonic gala on Sept. 30 with video...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The new architecture exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art — and we'll get to its ever-changing title in a moment — is the product of a museum in significant disarray.
That much has been clear for several weeks, as MOCA director...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:28 AM
What makes an L.A. house an L.A. house?
That question -- a more slippery one than it might appear -- is the driving force behind “Technology and Environment: The Postwar House in Southern California,” an exhibition running through Friday at...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Who knew James Corner, the landscape architect best known for his work on the acclaimed High Line elevated park in Manhattan, had such a picturesque streak?
The British-born Corner and his New York firm Field Operations have just finished their first...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Amid rancorous public debate, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward with a revised design by architect Frank Gehry.
The memorial, which comes with an estimated price tag of more than $100 million, is to be...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:13 PM
"Tip the world on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles," Frank Lloyd Wright reportedly said. That looseness -- a spirit of experimentation, a refusal to be bound by convention -- will be on display June 23 when the MAK Center for Art and...
| Jan 28, 2013
Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:28 AM
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....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:01 AM
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...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2013
Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life.
For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...