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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Iinstallation view of Alexander Calder: MULTIM IN PARVO at Dominque Lévy in New York © 2015 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Photo: Tom Powel Imaging, Inc.

Pas de Deux: Calder and Calatrava on Madison Avenue

Alexander Calder. MULTUM IN PARVO at Dominque Lévy

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Minoru Yamasaki, Model of the World Trade Center, ca. 1964. Mixed media. Photograph by Jin Lee P, courtesy of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

In The Shadow of Loss, Make the World New Again: The 9/11 Memorial Museum

The new 9/11 Memorial Museum encourages misery, which might be its necessity.

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Paul Rudolph, Final rendering of the interior of the HUB including people mover, c. 1967-1972. Color slide. Courtesy of the Paul Rudolph Archive, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Brutalist Bridge Builder: Paul Rudolph’s plans for a Lower Manhattan Expressway

Exhibition, organized by Drawing Center, was at the Cooper Union this fall

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Pablo Bronstein, The Museum Nearing Completion as Seen from Fourth Avenue 2009. Ink on paper, 44-7/8 x 138 inches (114 x 350 cm). images courtesy the artist, Herald St., London

Pablo Bronstein at the Met, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bronstein appears to want to draw classical buildings as though he were at work in a perpetual ancient regime.