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Cue the mermaids, it's Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Wing on Wing'

3 days agoArts : Culture Monster

When invited to become music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in spring 1989, Esa-Pekka Salonen reminisced Friday night onstage after conducting a program in tribute to Frank Gehry at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the bait was that he would be given the opportunity to create the orchestra of...

Exceptional architecture and its impact on cities

The Guggenheim Museum, designed by star architect Frank Gehry, led to an economic boom in the Spanish city of Bilbao. This "Bilbao Effect" is appealing to many urban planners and politicians who look to better position their cities in economic and social terms by building exceptional architectural projects. Show More Summary

Star architecture and its impact on the city

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) The Guggenheim Museum by star architect Frank Gehry led to an economic boom in the Spanish city of Bilbao. This 'Bilbao Effect' is appealing to many urban planners and politicians who look to better position their cities in economic and social terms by building exceptional architectural projects. Show More Summary

Architect Frank Gehry unveils designs for long-delayed Grand Avenue project

Visitors who come at all hours every day to marvel at architect Frank Gehry’s gleaming Walt Disney Concert Hall routinely turn their backs on the eyesore across Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The shabby open-air parking structure known as “the Tinker Toy garage” has been a public embarrassment...

Things We Love: Philanthropy Inspired by Arrested Development

"You can look anywhere and find inspiration." - Frank Gehry, Architect Today I'm finding some light-hearted charitable inspiration in one of my favorite television shows, Arrested Development.   Read more »

Get a load of Frank Gehry’s redesigned hotel tower for Santa Monica’s Ocean Avenue

It’s much, much shorter A developer looking to erect a hotel tower designed by Frank Gehry on Santa Monica’s iconic Ocean Avenue has reworked its plans and released a new rendering of the project. Originally proposed five years ago as...Show More Summary

Reimagining Prison with Frank Gehry

Bill Keller on the architect Frank Gehry’s semester-long studio in architecture, at Yale, in which students developed designs for more humane and rehabilitative prisons.

Calendar Letters: Architecturally speaking

Regarding “Boring Architecture? Yes, Please” [Nov. 19]: Go ahead and say it. Don’t be afraid. It’s Frank Gehry whose time has come and gone. Even the most powerful voices in architecture are reluctant to admit Gehry is passé because so many gullible institutions and cities have invested too heavily...

L.A. Phil Has Enormous Plans For Its Centennial: 50 Commissions And A New Gehry Building

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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 […]

Frank Gehry to design new home for LA Phil’s youth orchestra in Inglewood

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

Ralph Fiennes, royalty and the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra celebrate South Coast Plaza's 50th anniversary

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 opens a wide-ranging exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artists

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

With Pacific Standard Time, Getty finally climbs down from hilltop oasis it built 20 years ago

4 months agoArts : Culture Monster

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...

Essential Arts & Culture: The new MacArthur winners, Gehry's Bilbao effect, Springsteen on Broadway

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...

Two decades after Gehry's Guggenheim Bilbao, where does architecture stand?

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.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro To Design London's Long-Awaited Concert Hall

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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 […]

The 'Bilbao Effect' At 20, And Why It's Been So Hard To Reproduce Elsewhere

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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 […]

David Geffen Pledges $150 Million To New LA County Museum Complex

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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.

Supervisors OK latest plans for Frank Gehry's downtown L.A. Grand Avenue Project

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...

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