Tag: Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright: Drawings and a Theatre

These are Frank Lloyd Wright’s drawings and plans, from the files of architect W. Kelly Oliver, a protégé of the famed American innovator. They’re up for sale at Heritage Auctions, including the presentation drawings of the Kalita Humphreys Theater in Dallas (above), commissioned in 1954 and completed in […]

Quick Hits: Urban Change

Sonya Blesofsky’s installations bring attention to the human histories and architectural backgrounds of the spaces where she exhibits.  She finds original building details (windows, pieces of construction material) and assembles them to represent what once was. The research she does is fascinating.

The Getty acquires Frank Gehry archive

Thirty years of papers, models, sketches and other material from the work files of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry have been acquired by The Getty Research Institute, part purchase and part gift. If you live in Toronto, you’ve seen the Canadian-born, LA-based architect’s work, notably in his renovation of […]