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Category Archives: Architecture

Iranian Art, David Hockney, and LACMA

Boyd, an art lover visiting California the first time in years, reads with increasing concern a two-sided handout titled: The Future at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and waves the news at a museum employee. “What’s this? Almost half the galleries are closed and soon the others’ll be shuttered, too.” She smiles and says, […]

Also posted in Art, David Hockney, Frank Gehry, Iran, LACMA, Larry Gagosian, Painters, Siamak Filizadeh

Architectural Delight

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Frank Lloyd Wright, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Marriage, Murder, Short Pieces - GTC

Speer Studs Out

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, Albert Speer, Holocaust, Nazis, Poetry - GTC, Short Pieces - GTC, World War II

Tokyo Life and Architecture

Men with technical minds made in Japan, England, and America were talking about my city, and me, at the A/cute Tokyo symposium, and I wanted to stand and shout shut up.  You architects aren’t so bright.  You’re human computers hired to build the problems you condemn.  I already knew life in my city of thirty […]

Also posted in Hammer Museum, Japan, Tokyo