Andrew HamiltonEssays

Architect Frank Gehry’s Stata Center (2004) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ugly? Yes. But shoddy, too! Internet pioneer Tim Berners-Lee and Jewish Leftist Noam Chomsky have offices there. The complex is named after MIT alumnus Raymond Stata (Analog Devices, Inc.), a Pennsylvania…
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Andrew HamiltonEssays

by Andrew Hamilton DESPITE the triumph of modernism, a handful of American sculptors, including Anna Hyatt Huntington, creator of The Torch Bearers (1955), continued to work in the neoclassical mode prior to and after WWII. Huntington was highly regarded for her large-scale public commissions…
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by Irmin Vinson IN HIS ANALYSIS of Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s production of Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) Michael Polignano mentions that “desecrating Wagner … is something of an industry in post-World War II Germany.” The recent Stuttgart version of Wagner’s…
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