Starchitect Zaha Hadid’s statement this week to a British newspaper suggests that she is severely lacking in the conscience department.
Surprise! Study Finds US Arts Orgs Overbuilt in the Last 2 Decades
Much has been said and speculated about the US arts building boom in the late ’90s/early aughts, with expansions, renovations and new starchitect-designed buildings practically rampant among arts institutions. But what were the actual results and costs of all these projects? Were they successful? Researchers at the University of Chicago’s Cultural Policy Center set out to answer these questions.
The World-Famous Architect, A Comic
From the desk of the always brilliant Grant Snider is this clever take on the starchitect.
The 20 Most Powerless People in the Art World: 2010 Edition
This month we add another 20 to the growing list of the Powerless 20 we published last year to mark the painful rite of passage that is Art Review’s hilarious Power 100 list.
Here’s to hoping you’re not on it!