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    Frank Gehry–Designed Restaurant Opens at Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Photo by Jeffrey Totaro, courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art A milestone was reached last month with the opening of Stir, a fine dining restaurant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which is undergoing an almost $200 million transformation of its 1928 Neo-Classical building led by Frank Gehry and his Los Angeles-based firm, Gehry

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    Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall to Be Projected With Digital “Machine Hallucinations”

    A rendering of the upcoming projections. Courtesy Refik Anadol Studio When Frank Gehry conceived Downtown L.A.’s shimmering Walt Disney Concert Hall, he wanted to shoot projections onto its undulating, stainless steel surface. That didn’t happen. Until now. From September 28 through October 6, L.A.-based media artist Refik Anadol—with the …

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    Frank Gehry Reveals Design for New L.A.-Area Youth Orchestra

    Exterior model view of the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center Courtesy Gehry Partners, LLP/ Alexandra Cabri While Frank Gehry is associated with designing some of the globe’s most strikingly visible cultural institutions, his next major commission announced Wednesday in Inglewood, California, will be relatively modest in its scale, yet major in its …

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    Frank Gehry’s Minimalist Set For a 1983 Dance Performance Is Restaged for the Final Time in New York

    … Angeles commissioned an unlikely trio of emerging artists to collaborate on a site-specific dance piece: the choreographer Lucinda Childs, the composer John Adams, and the architect Frank Gehry. Though the three were largely unfamiliar with each other's work, they came together to create the masterful performance Available Light. Gehry, who at that time …

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    Surveying L.A. Pomo: Frank Gehry

    … bisecting ice-tray grids with errant squiggles or infecting Platonic solids with swarming bacilli—shy away from the P-word. But none of them grumble quite like Frank Gehry, an outlier among misfits. After all, Gehry, that sneerer at conformity, didn’t follow his peers into the ticklish Kunstwollen of Pomo. As he recounted to …

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    How Frank Gehry Plans to Remake the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    … with the shell finally filled in by the 1950s. The incoherence that resulted from this ad-hoc approach has never been resolved. Major design upgrades, courtesy of Gehry Partners and constituting the Core Project, promise to clarify the situation. The $196 million Gehry-designed revamp will all occur within the museum's existing landmarked exterior …

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    Q&A: Paul Goldberger on Frank Gehry's Life and Work

    The architect, sporting a mustache in 1970, working on drawings for the Ron Davis House (1972), one of his most significant early works. Courtesy Gehry Partners Frank Gehry isn’t just the world’s foremost architect; he is, by all public standards, also one of our greatest living artists. Paul Goldberger’s new biography (his …

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    Q&A: Fondation Louis Vuitton Artistic Director Suzanne Pagé on Frank Gehry's Genius

    … museum’s phenomenally successful inaugural exhibition that drew more than 500,000 visitors in its first five months of operation. Metropolis speaks to Pagé about working with Frank Gehry during the early design stages of the Fondation Louis Vuitton to help create one of the most exciting and creative spaces in the city. Catherine Shaw …

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    Frank Gehry: "There’s not Enough Humanity in Buildings"

    Disney Concert Hall Sometimes, you need to hear what you already know. A nightcap on the Open House events last Thursday, a conversation between Paul Goldberger and Frank Gehry didn’t bring to the fore any new insights on illustrious Gehry’s career, let alone reveal some new trajectory of the profession. Yet the themes …

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    You Are So Wrong, Frank Gehry!

    The blogosphere is buzzing with Frank Gehry’s derogatory remarks about green design. In a recent public interview, the starchitect summarily dismissed the movement that’s working to make the built environment more responsive to our deteriorated natural environment. With buildings known to produce more than half of the world’s carbon output, surely those …