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On View> Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion

A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue Through February 13, 2013 In the years just before Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum forever altered the face Fifth Avenue, the directors of the museum went on a charm offensive. In 1953, they presented…
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LYNN PROJECT SINKS

Bummer. SFMOMA, soon closing for several months for its Snøhetta-designed expansion, was hoping to keep things interesting by hiring Greg Lynn to design a floating exhibition in the San Francisco Bay. The project, coordinated with sail maker North Sails, would have included 200 sculptural…
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SHFT+ALT+DEL: September 7, 2012

Denver Art Museum has appointed William Morrow as its curator of contemporary art. Morrow was the founding director of the 21c Museum in Louisville, KY, where he gained recognition for developing programming to introduce wider audiences to contemporary art. NYC-based architect David Katz has launched Katz…
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On View> Grete Marks: When Modern Was Degenerate

Grete Marks: When Modern Was Degenerate Milwaukee Art Museum 700 North Art Museum Drive Milwaukee, WI Through January 1 Grete Marks was born in Cologne in 1899 to an artistic Jewish family, and she enrolled in the ceramics program at the Bauhaus School in 1920. In 1923 she left the…
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Fine Feathers? Artists Paint Venice Pigeons Vibrant Colors

Between glass curtain walls and art installations, birds just can’t catch a break. For their Venice Architecture Biennale project Pigeon Safari Swiss artist Julian Charrière and German photographer Julius von Bismark captured, airbrushed, then released the pigeons of St. Mark’s Square. The resulting rainbow-colored flock has caused Biennale-goers and…
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EVENT> Architecture & the Media: Trade Press, An Evolving Role

Architecture & the Media #3: Trade Press, an Evolving Role Thursday, September 6 6:00-8:00pm Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place Traditionally, publication in a trade magazine was an effective way to reach peers and demonstrate credibility to clients. Are trade publications becoming hybrids of journalism and networking sites,…