Tag Archives: Frank Gehry


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Rethinking the Guggenheim Helsinki

An open design competition for a new museum in the Finnish capital reflects a change in the foundation‘s global strategy Read More


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Fruits of the Vineyard

An ancient French vineyard is reborn as a site for permanent art installations and modern architecture Read More


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Seeing the World Through Muscatel-Colored Glasses

From labels to wineries to Chardonnay-toned house paint, an exhibition considers the visual culture of wine. Read More


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Gehry’s Set and Match

Frank Gehry, Tiffany, and Maria Sharapova. Read More


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Reshaping the Art Museum

Confronted with urgent demographic realities, art-museum directors are drawing on game theory, interactive technology, and a host of other new strategies to help people feel welcome, engaged, and emotionally fulfilled. Read More


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‘An Oasis in the Desert’

Governments in the United Arab Emirates are spending billions of dollars in an ambitious, unprecedented effort to create cultural districts with world-class museums—along with a support system of creators, dealers, and collectors. But many Western art professionals wonder if this massive undertaking, launched at a dizzying scale and pace, can be successful. Read More


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‘A Positive Understanding of Islam’

Museums around the world are showcasing Islamic art in an effort to promote understanding and engage immigrant communities. Read More


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The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More


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From Slot Machines to the Sublime

In an unlikely pairing of capitalist innovation and socialist sensibility, the Guggenheim and the Hermitage team up to dazzle the masses in a Las Vegas hotel . In an unlikely pairing of capitalist innovation and socialist sensibility, the Guggenheim and the Hermitage team up to dazzle the masses in a Las Vegas hotel. Read More


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The Incredible Growing Art Museum

In a multibillion-dollar building boom, museums around the globe are erecting new structures or expanding their current homes. As they tailor themselves to accommodate bigger art, larger crowds, and broader missions, the very notion of the museum is evolving in the process. In a multibillion-dollar building boom, museums around the globe are erecting new structures or expanding their current homes. As they tailor themselves to accommodate bigger art, larger crowds, and broader missions, the very notion of the museum is evolving in the process. Read More