Today in the roundup: Renzo Piano is sad about the Nasher, FW Weekly Music Awards lineup and a notable death.
The dispute between the Nasher Sculpture Center and Museum Tower over damaging sunlight shows how commercial and cultural interests don’t always make for happy neighbors. But another town avoided such a conflict.
Learn about State-Thomas architecture at Mason Bar, hear more about the Visible Shell project OR hear from young artists about the state of emerging arts scene.
He served with three artistic directors at the Dallas Theater Center: Adrian Hall, Ken Bryant and Richard Hamburger. And for one year, he more or less ran the theater.
Architecture critic Paul Goldberger on the Nasher’s slow-roasting by Museum Tower: “The Nasher was there first, it didn’t create the problem, and it is suffering from it.” Why, in heaven’s name, he asks, should it be asked to help remedy the problem?
Glass2012 is organizing a series of events highlighting the medium over the next several months. Spot some glass and you may win an Art&Seek t-shirt.
In which I recount a favorite personal anecdote and a bit of wisdom from the late architecture critic for The Dallas Morning News.
Arts District dust-up makes the Times, the Tonys have a few local ties, and some pretty pix of architects: it’s the Wednesday round-up.
Rem Koolhaas, co-designer of the Wyly Theatre in the Arts District, has occasionally issued controversial manifestos. His newest one is the occasion for a clear-the-decks career analysis in The New York Review of Books.