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Fall 2015

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90 CULTURED © 2015 GEHRY PARTNERS, LLP, COURTESY OF GEHRY PARTNERS, LLP H is name did not ring a bell. He told us he was more involved with artists in Los Angeles than with his fellow architects. He did not seem to know many people at the party, and it did not take long to see that he was something of an outlier. But he was not a typical outlier, or he would not have been there at all. He was an outlier who wanted in, but, as I discovered as time went by, on his own terms. That evening began a conversation that has lasted for more than four decades." SHAPE SHIFTER A design sketch and volume study for 8 Spruce Street, New York, 2007, included in the "Frank Gehry" retrospective at LACMA, on view through March 20, 2016. This month, the celebrated architect is the subject of a major retrospective at LACMA and a biography released by Knopf. —From "Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry," by Paul Goldberger, released this month from Knopf.

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