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Imagine you are heading east on Wilshire Boulevard, in a car or on foot. As you approach Wilshire and Fairfax Avenue, you see the rounded, gilded corner of the former May Co. building and Renzo Piano's travertine-wrapped Broad Contemporary Art Museum,...
Tags: Renzo Piano, Artists, Arts, Science and Technology, Museums
NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
Re "LACMA's future unfurls," June 2 The preliminary design by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art is visionary. However, the current plan has a big flaw: It wouldn't fit on the site of the buildings it would...
At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an acclaimed Swiss architect is hoping to pull off what an acclaimed Dutch one could not. Next month LACMA will publicly unveil a $650-million plan by Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor for a dramatic new museum...
Tags: Renzo Piano, Rem Koolhaas, Arts, Entertainment Events, Museums
Will the Academy's big bubble pop before it has a chance to be built? Italian architect Renzo Piano, Los Angeles architect Zoltan Pali and officials from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled preliminary designs Thursday for a $300-...
Tags: Renzo Piano, Rem Koolhaas, Entertainment Events, Arts, Museums
Seven years ago last month, when Michael Govan was named the sixth director in the relatively brief history of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, his mandate was clear: overhaul the place. The ambitious plan was to make LACMA the nation's only...
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Last time around the focus was Southern California's art history; now homegrown architecture is getting its time in the sun. Getty Trust leaders are announcing Monday the final roster of exhibition and event partners in its Pacific Standard Time spinoff,...
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