Archinect - News 2014-11-23T02:18:50-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/75581545/homes-by-frank-gehry-eric-owen-moss-neil-denari-open-for-tour Homes by Frank Gehry, Eric Owen Moss, Neil Denari open for tour Archinect 2013-06-19T13:41:00-04:00 >2013-06-24T22:00:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f1/f13145e186c6ce8059ae3997d56273d3.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Tip the world on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles," Frank Lloyd Wright reportedly said. That looseness -- a spirit of experimentation, a refusal to be bound by convention -- will be on display June 23 when the MAK Center for Art and Achitecture hosts a tour of groundbreaking modern homes by Frank Gehry, Neil M. Denari Architects, Eric Owen Moss and artist Peter Alexander.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/73850203/l-a-artists-architects-effect-on-each-other-at-mak-center-exhibit L.A. artists, architects' effect on each other at MAK Center exhibit Archinect 2013-05-24T18:49:00-04:00 >2014-06-30T18:54:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/80ac96f85242754e5a65b97b395ff3a7.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The exhibition at the MAK Center in West Hollywood, curated by UCLA architectural historian and critic Sylvia Lavin, is a wry study of the ways Los Angeles artists and architects worked with, leaned on, stole from and influenced one another in the 1970s. In a larger sense, it charts the way Southern California architects threw off the influence of establishmen Modernism and helped remake the profession in that decade.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Packed with mostly small-scale work by artists Judy Chicago, Billy Al Bengston, Robert Smithson, Ed Moses and architects Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Charles Moore, Cesar Pelli and Frank Gehry, among many others, it is easily the most surprising and opinionated of the exhibitions to open as part of the Getty L.A. architecture series "Pacific Standard Time Presents."</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60989757/architects-artists-create-lights-for-mak-center-auction Architects, artists create lights for MAK Center auction Archinect 2012-11-08T17:34:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T03:29:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8z/8z815znjyvgwmtt6.jpg" width="338" height="600" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Some of L.A.&rsquo;s best known architecture firms and artists have designed one-of-a-kind lamps to be auctioned Nov. 2 at a fund-raiser for the MAK Center in West Hollywood. Among those who designed, produced and donated their work for the event, dubbed &ldquo;Light My Way, Stranger&rdquo;: Ball-Nogues Studio, Cory Buckner, Ehrlich Architects, Hodgetts &amp; Fung, Eric Owen Moss, Barbara Bestor, Dewey Ambrosino, Liz Larner and Sam Durant.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/24933967/editor-s-picks-234 Editor's Picks #234 Nam Henderson 2011-10-23T19:45:44-04:00 >2011-10-24T14:24:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3r/3rcoitet911hnua2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Orhan noted that in the language of "architectural poetics, the living room bathes you in a beautiful California light, washes your soul and takes your thoughts into the Pacific Ocean through the large window which sets the elevation on that side. Outside is wide and open, nurturing the peaceful inner space, this is something only great architecture can bless you with and masterfully achieved as in Schindler made experience."</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1812010/orhan-ayy-ce" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>,&nbsp;reported on his visit to Schindler's 1926 Lovell Beach House which the MAK Center and its brilliant curatorial team were able to gain access to as a <a href="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6160/6255006760_e129f7cb3e_b.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2011 fund raising event</a>.&nbsp;Orhan noted that in the language&nbsp;of "<strong>architectural poetics, the living room bathes you in a beautiful California light, washes your soul and takes your thoughts into the Pacific Ocean through the large window which sets the elevation on that side. Outside is wide and open, nurturing the peaceful inner space, this is something only great architecture can bless you with and masterfully achieved as in Schindler made experience.</strong>"&nbsp;SDR then posted some older B+ W documents "<em>As a contrast to (or context for) Orhan's new photos</em>".</p> <p> In <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/24220512/the-ideal-firm-s-profile" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Ideal Firm's Profile</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/20580749/sherin-wing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sherin Wing</a>,&nbsp;laid out a number of working conditions&nbsp; by which firms large and small can try to whether the effects of poor economic policies and deregulation throughout the 2000&rsquo;s will be felt for years to come.&nbsp;<strong>Lian Chikako Chang</strong> commented "'<em>But ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/23462687/r-m-schindler-s-lovell-beach-house-a-rare-look R. M. Schindler's Lovell Beach House, A Rare Look Orhan Ayyüce 2011-10-10T23:00:51-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ps/pst1y5ludwn18994.jpg" width="432" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Known as one of the finest example of Los Angeles' canonical modernism period, R. M. Schindler's Lovell Beach House will be open to public on a 'very' rare occasion.</p></em><br /><br /><p> In conjunction with the exhibition Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House is pleased to open the Lovell Beach House (R.M. Schindler, 1926) in Newport Beach for public tours on Sunday, October 16 as a fundraiser.&nbsp;</p> <p> Don't miss this EXTREMELY RARE opportunity to visit the Lovell Beach House, 1926, in Newport Beach, AND be part of a small group guided into the house by one of these esteemed speakers:</p> <ul><li> Thom Andersen, Filmmaker, Professor of Film and Video at CalArts</li> <li> Frances Anderton, Writer, Host of KCRW's DnA: Design and Architecture, Los Angeles Editor of Dwell magazine</li> <li> John Crosse, Historian of Southern California Architecture</li> <li> Jocelyn Gibbs, Curator of Architecture and Design Collection at Art, Design &amp; Architecture Museum, UCSB</li> <li> Greg Goldin, Architecture Critic</li> <li> Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic</li> <li> Craig Hodgetts, Arc...</li></ul>