Seventeen cultural institutions in and around Los Angeles, April–July 2013.
Richard Serra in London
Richard Serra’s 2008 Exhibition at Gagosian gallery, which closed just before Christmas, showed that the American sculptor was working at the height of his powers. A true colossus, both intellectually and materially, in both America and Europe, he brings dread to architects whose buildings are fortunate enough to receive his work for exhibition.
American architect Frank Gehry has at last made it to build in Manhattan, that Mecca for architects. Although on the embankment, close by the snarling six-lane highway there, and a sheaf of downmarket housing, this is every architect's dream.
Brad Pitt’s Initiative. Making It Right: New Houses at New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward
Brad Pitt’s Make it Right housing neighbourhood reconstruction initiative for New Orleans is not the first ever solution to follow a catastrophe, but it is the most ingenious.