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Architecture Jun 30, 2010

“Requiem” by Sanford Kwinter

New from Actar, Requiem collects essays by critic and theorist Sanford Kwinter. The binding subject is the new role of the city, constituting, in the words of the author, a warning of what may come. Opening with Paris, Kwinter tours… Read more
Art Feb 26, 2010

2010 Whitney Biennial

Time Out takes first crack at the 2010 Whitney Biennial. Their thoughts? Rather positive. The magazine writes, “The Whitney appears to have finally learned how to mount a decent Biennial, though ironically, the 2010 edition—organized by… Read more
Architecture Nov 10, 2009

Architecture on the Edge of Postmodernism

Architectural critic Robert Stern has worked in all facets of the industry (practice, history, teaching) and built a reputation as one of the most influential figures in contemporary architecture. Among his many talents, Stern is a force of… Read more
Books & Magazines Jun 18, 2009

The Highline | Beauty of a Park

Much has been written already about the newly opened Highline park on Manhattan’s West Side. For her piece, “The Beauty of A Park,” for DesignObserver, Alexandra Lange considers the new park’s look and feel against the theory and practice… Read more
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