Tag Archives for Frank Gehry

Summer in the Air/ June Museum Shows

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Fishy Business

From the standpoint of a builder, the fish is the perfect symbiosis between skin and structure. Where there is movement there is stability. Where there is flexibility there is strength. Indeed, the dynamic shapes of Frank Gehry’s buildings have often been related to fish — several of his buildings have literally been fish.

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The Miami Rail/ Stuart Krimko on Ken Price

“Ken Price’s retrospective is a barely posthumous homecoming. Born in Los Angeles in 1935 and long associated with this city, he died in 2012, months before the show opened. Over the course of his career, Price demonstrated how clay could function as a laboratory for advances in the “higher” genres of painting and sculpture…”

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Museum Shows/ September & October

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Draw Up a Chair: a Celebration of American Design

The Battery Conservancy is responsible for transforming one of New York City’s oldest public parks into a space of urban renewal and design innovation. With projects such as UNstudio’s New Amsterdam Pavilion, a playground in development with Frank Gehry, wxy architecture’s magical Seaglass and an educational urban farm, the Conservancy has become the catalyst for dynamic public architecure in lower Manhattan.

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