Munich; tonight at the Premiere at BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER , “The Makropulos Affair”.
A notebook on art, architecture, film, theatre and nature.
Sculptor Ruth Asawa and photographer Imogen Cunningham view details from Asawa’s whimsical fountain on the plaza at the Hyatt Hotel at Union Square in 1973. Preliminary plans to relocate the downtown Apple Store to the site may mean the fountain … Continue reading
The Eisbach (German for “ice brook”) is a small man-made river in Munich. It flows through the park Englischer Garten and is a tributary of the Isar River. A manmade wave has been created on one section. a bridge near … Continue reading
Demetrius Freeman: An Architect Whose Work Stood Out, Even if She Did Not Almost invisibly in her own day, Natalie de Blois, of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, helped guide the design of three of the most important corporate landmarks of the 1950s … Continue reading