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Michael Kimmelman

Michael Kimmelman appears in the following:

What the 9/11 Memorial Got Wrong

Friday, May 30, 2014

After 13 years of planning, bickering, and building, the September 11 Memorial & Museum has finally been completed. But is it too respectful for its own good?

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New York Public Library Renovations and Lawsuits

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The New York Public Library’s plan to renovate its Fifth Avenue building, which includes removing research stacks, has been met with much criticism, with some opponents of the project filed a lawsuit to stop the project.

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Private Space Gone Public at Wall Street

Friday, October 14, 2011

Kurt Andersen and Michael Kimmelman head to Lower Manhattan to check out the transformation of Zuccotti Park, the plaza at the center of the Occupy Wall Street protest. Kimmelman is the architecture critic for the New York Times. The protesters haven’t built permanent structures, but Kimmelman believes they are creating ...

Slideshow: On Location at Zuccotti Park

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The Accidental Masterpiece

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Michael Kimmelman's day job is chief art critic for The New York Times. But in his new book The Accidental Masterpiece, he abandons the tough-minded, critical mindset, instead telling stories about the surprising glimpses of beauty and truth that are all around us. Kurt talks to Kimmelman ...

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Noguchi, Concert Halls, Disco Rodeo

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Kurt Andersen and New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman talk about the perfect homes for the movies, concerts, and paintings we love and how these spaces influence our experience of the art.

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Special Guest: Michael Kimmelman

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Michael Kimmelman is the chief art critic for The New York Times and the author of Portraits: Talking with Artists at the Met, the Modern, the Louvre and Elsewhere. His forthcoming book, The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, will be out in May ...

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Art Critic Michael Kimmelman on Amateurs

Saturday, December 22, 2001

Kurt Andersen and New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman look in on the grass-roots culture of amateurs — regular people, none of them famous, who paint and make music and without pay…for the love of it. 

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Amateurs, Nutcracker, Christmas Cards

Saturday, December 22, 2001

We look at the artistic amateurs who create purely out of love for the craft. Kurt Andersen and his guest, art critic Michael Kimmelman, sample the recklessness and passion of amateurs and how they feed our culture. Plus, weariness sets in at Nutcracker season and a graphic designer longs for ...