Book Review: “When Movies Were Theater” — Exploring Where We Watch the Movies

June 15, 2016
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If you are interested in how the architecture within American movie houses shaped the cinema and vice-versa, this often brilliant tome is an instant classic.

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Visual Arts: The Edward M. Kennedy Institute — A Minimalist Sculptural Memorial

April 15, 2015
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In an architectural sense, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute is too quiet a visual statement.

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Fuse Remembrance: Postmodern Master Michael Graves — Architect and Innovative Product Designer

March 16, 2015
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Rejecting unadorned box-like designs, Michael Graves created with patterns, textures, decorations and color in ways large and small.

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New Art in Old Buildings

February 5, 2007
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By Peter Walsh When a new contemporary art museum gets up on its feet, it typically constructs a slick, fashionable new address for itself and leaves its old, recycled quarters like a student couch at the curb. But is that always a wise decision? Sometimes it makes sense to put new wine in old bottles.…

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