Monday, February 25, 2013
By Charis Conn
In 1957, two years before his death, Frank Lloyd Wright sat down with WNYC to discuss his design philosophy, exhibiting his trademark eloquence and blistering opinions. The year of this interview marks an explosion of commissions for Wright, who by then had been practicing architecture for 70 years.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market takes a peek inside a different specialty store and showcases the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity. See the slideshow.
Thursday, October 07, 2010
By Britta Conroy-Randall : WNYC Culture Desk
One of the oldest synagogues in America unveiled a very contemporary addition: a monumental stained glass window, which is the result of a collaboration between artist Kiki Smith and architect Deborah Gans. The window is the final piece in a restoration that’s taken over 20 years and $18.5 million to complete.