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Bilbao

Oh Bilbao.

The city in Basque Country.

The capital in the province of Biscay.

With one of the weirdest languages I have ever heard.

If you have one day up in the North, don’t miss the opportunity to visit this lovely city. 22 altre parole

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The Fully-Human City: "Critique of Two Pears"

From Alexandra Lange’s book, Writing About Architecture, I’m learning different critics’ approach to buildings: some are historians and academics, some look first at the architect who designed the building, some look at the context and public space that is affected, and some are activists. 432 altre parole

Blue Green Yellow Orange Red

This painting by Ellsworth Kelly from 1966 consists of 4 panels of oil on canvas, and belongs to the collection of the Guggenheim museum (review coming soon), although I don’t think it’s currently on display because I don’t remember seeing it when I was there. 144 altre parole

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City Discovery: Bilbao in the Basque Country

Bilbao, sometimes referred to as Bilbo in the Basque Country, is the largest city in the region and the capital of the province of Biscay (Basque: Bizkaia). 1.080 altre parole

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Charles Pollock at the Peggy Guggenheim Villa

“When I am in my painting, I am not aware of what I’m doing.”

Along with fighting the cruise ship crowds at all the touristy spots, my husband and I also saw lots of art while in Venice. 484 altre parole

Can Art & Design Save the South Street Seaport?

This week, the South Street Seaport becomes an art and design installation—for awhile at least.

The once-beleaguered spot, which has seen business closures and a drop in tourism, is currently installing six “imaginative activities,” in storefronts once sidelined by Hurricane Sandy, with the help of six cultural partners, the project’s curator, … 440 altre parole

First Hand Experience of the Bilbao Effect

The perfect pit stop for a misty afternoon, we were able to witness the so-called Bilbao Effect first-hand, courtesy of Frank Gehry, ft. Jeff Koons Richard Serra, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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