The privatization of public art

So how public is our public art anyway? With the case of “Dawn Shadows”, an exuberant steel sculpture by Louise Nevelson at 200 W Madison St.  in Chicago, it depends. It was outside, now it’s inside. Is it still “public”? The building at 200 W Madison was designed by SOM and completed in 1982. Nevelson’s … Continue reading

The Many Illusions of Security

02.22.12 “I am tired of learning from my own mistakes.” -Andrew Bayley, 01.2012 This week is a double. Its about an irresponsible architecture student as much as it is about irresponsible architecture. And then its really about irresponsible use of architecture… I had my laptop and digital slr camera stolen from studio over the weekend. … Continue reading