Archinect - Features 2015-07-02T17:33:54-04:00 Still Ugly After All These Years: A Close Reading of Peter Eisenman’s Wexner Center Alex Maymind 2012-05-22T17:46:00-04:00 >2014-11-12T10:13:00-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>(Published in <a href="" target="_blank">One: Twelve Issue 4</a>, April 2012.)</em></p><p><em>Alex Maymind</em></p><p>Peter Eisenman&rsquo;s Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University has been typically understood through its relationship to and manipulation of then-current postmodern trends within architectural discourse. While the discussion about the building has been host to a plethora of theoretical issues (ranging from the historicity of quotation, to new forms of monumentality, to contemporary modes of estrangement, to architecture-as-collage, etc.) it seems that today certain shifts have caused the work to move to the fringe of current debates.</p>