"For the year leading up to the 100th anniversary of its first concert on Oct. 24, 1919, the [Los Angeles Philharmonic] has hired Frank Gehry to design a permanent home for music director Gustavo Dudamel's YOLA youth education project. The L.A. Phil also will premiere an unheard-of 50 new works that it has commissioned. It […]
It’s the second project he’s working on for kids in South LA Even at 88-years-old, Frank Gehry keeps racking up new projects in his adopted home town of Los Angeles. He’s got several high-profile projects in the pipeline already—newShow More Summary
Guests at the Oct. 30 gala, which paid tribute to the Segerstrom family's support for the arts, included Princess Michael of Kent, Helen Mirren, Taylor Hackford, Placido Domingo and Frank Gehry.
Gagosian is presenting ?LA Invitational,? a wide-ranging exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artists Chris Burden, Frank Gehry, Piero Golia, Mark Grotjahn, Thomas Houseago, Alex Israel, Mike Kelley, Nancy Rubins, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Robert Therrien, Jeff Wall, Mary Weatherford, and Jonas Wood. Show More Summary
Last week in this space, to mark the 20th anniversary of Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, I raised a series of questions about how life in Los Angeles might be different had Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown L.A., designed well before the museum, managed to avoid fundraising...
The new MacArthur winners. Springsteen does the Great White Way. And a look at what made Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Bilbao such a hit. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer with the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s top culture stories: New MacArthur crop The MacArthur Foundation announced its annual...
Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, opened 20 years ago this week and changed the course of architecture, the history of Los Angeles and the career path of at least one American architecture critic.
"The architects were selected by the City of London Corporation from a shortlist of well-established names, including Frank Gehry and Renzo Piano, to design the new [£250 million] Centre for Music. The concert hall will be built on the current site of the Museum of London as a permanent home for Simon Rattle's London Symphony […]
"When he got to Bilbao a month before [the Guggenheim Bilbao] opened, says Frank Gehry, 'I went over the hill and saw it shining there. I thought: 'What the f have I done to these people?''... The museum was opened 20 years ago this month, by the king and queen of Spain, since when […]
Geffen’s pledge raises LACMA’s fundraising total to $450 million of the $650 million needed to break ground on a modernist Peter Zumthor building, arguably the most anticipated new piece of architecture in L.A. since Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in 2003.
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday gave their conditional approval to the newest look for the Frank Gehry-designed residential and hotel complex planned across from Disney Hall in downtown L.A. With no discussion, the Board of Supervisors approved schematic designs for the $1-billion development...
Architecture news from 2017 Is Frank Gehry the most with-it architect alive? On top of teaching an online architecture class, the Pritzker winner and model train museum designer now has Facebook Live experience under his belt. Last week,...Show More Summary
The hour-long broadcast featured Spalding recording while Gehry sketches
It will rise near the MASS MoCA museum in North Adams, Massachusetts Frank Gehry, the salty museum-building starchitect, has signed on to design a new offbeat cultural institution for the town of North Adams, Massachusetts: the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum. Show More Summary
"The proposed project, called the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum, will be a few blocks away from Mass MoCA, which recently completed its third phase of expansion, with large-scale exhibits by Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson and Robert Rauschenberg. It will cost an estimated $65 million and cover 83,000 square feet."
The site of a former rail depot in the French city of Arles has been given a new lease of life thanks to an ambitious redevelopment project that involves a number of interesting figures, including starchitect Frank Gehry. The new LUMA Arles complex will house an art center, research lab, and atelier in hopes of […]
New photos of Frank Gehry's tower at LUMA Arles show a mountainous, twisting structure taking shape on the 16-acre site in France. The tower will house a variety of functions, including research facilities, workshop and seminar room, as well as artist studios. The building is expected to be completed in spring 2019.[...]
On a former horse farm in New Jersey, Frank Gehry built Cai Guo-Qiang’s dream home.
Depending on how you feel about Frank Gehry’s work, this building in progress could either be fascinating, monstrous or a combination of both. But it’s hard to argue with the fact that seeing the bones of such a complex structure is more interesting than the renderings of the finished building, which is another of the …