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Martin Filler

Martin Filler

Martin Filler contributed to the catalog for the exhibition “On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s–1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection,” on view at the Bakersfield Museum of Art in Bakersfield, California, until January 8, 2022. (October 2021)

Hollywood’s Master Builder

The African-American architect Paul R. Williams channeled the glamorous but breezy spirit of the Golden Age of Hollywood in designs that allowed his clients and the public to imagine themselves in fantasies akin to those spun out by the great movie studios.

Paul R. Williams: Classic Hollywood Style

by Karen E. Hudson, with photography by Benny Chan and a foreword by Michael S. Smith

Paul R. Williams

by Marc Appleton, Stephen Gee, and Bret Parsons

Regarding Paul R. Williams: A Photographer’s View

by Janna Ireland

Hollywood’s Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story

a documentary film directed by Royal Kennedy Rodgers and Kathy McCampbell Vance

October 21, 2021 issue

Planning an Aryan Paradise

The Nazis had ambitious plans for reshaping Norwegian architecture and infrastructure.

Hitler’s Northern Utopia: Building the New Order in Occupied Norway

by Despina Stratigakos

Legacies of the Nazi Camps in Norway: Falstad 1941–49

by Trond Risto Nilssen and Jon Reitan

Kathe—Always Been in Norway

by Espen Søbye, translated from the Norwegian by Kerri Pierce, with an introduction by Sarah Wildman

May 13, 2021 issue

The E.1027 house, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, designed by Eileen Gray, 1926–1929

Eileen Gray’s Infinite Possibilities

Eileen Gray

an exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York City, February 29–October 28, 2020. (The gallery is temporarily closed, and will reopen on October 13.)

Eileen Gray: Her Life and Work

by Peter Adam

Eileen Gray: E.1027, 1926–1929

by Wilfried Wang, Peter Adam, and others

Eileen Gray: A House Under the Sun

by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes and Zosia Dzierżawska

In Conversation with Eileen Gray

a documentary film by Michael Pitiot

Gray Matters

a documentary film by Marco Orsini

The Price of Desire

a film by Mary McGuckian

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September 24, 2020 issue

Gordon Bunshaft, 1957; behind him is the Connecticut General Life Insurance building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1953–1957

Modernism, Inc.

Gordon Bunshaft and SOM: Building Corporate Modernism

by Nicholas Adams

April 23, 2020 issue

Walter Gropius with the design for his and Adolf Meyer’s entry for the 1922 Chicago Tribune Tower competition, 1928

The Unsinkable Modernist

Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus

Gropius: The Man Who Built the Bauhaus

by Fiona MacCarthy

The Bauhaus and Harvard

an exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 8–July 28, 2019

Bauhaus: Weimar, Dessau, Berlin, Chicago

by Hans M. Wingler

September 26, 2019 issue

The front façade of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; designed by Frank Furness, 1871–1876

The ‘Bold Vagaries’ of Frank Furness

Frank Furness: Architecture in the Age of the Great Machines

by George E. Thomas, with a foreword by Alan Hess

First Modern: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

by George E. Thomas

June 27, 2019 issue

Dominique de Menil with artwork by Magritte and others, at the Menil Collection, Houston, 1990

Paris, Texas

Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil

by William Middleton

October 11, 2018 issue

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