Your pictures are all over the house and they know who Grandma is. You are forever in our hearts, but I\\'d give anything to talk to you once more.
XOXOrn Our family has been touched by suicide far too many times (Great-Grandfather, Grandfather, Mother and Uncle).
He anointed Gehry “the greatest architect we have today” and later declared the structure “the greatest building of our time.” has asked 90 of the world’s leading architects, teachers, and critics to name the five most important buildings, monuments, and bridges completed since 1980, as well as the most significant structure built so far in the 21st century.
The survey’s results back up Johnson decisively: of the 52 experts who ultimately participated in the poll—including 11 Pritzker Prize winners and the deans of eight major architecture schools—28 voted for the Guggenheim Bilbao.
*Vanity Fair’*s survey of 52 experts, including 11 Pritzker Prize winners, has provided a clear answer: Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.
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He stood in the atrium of the massive, titanium-clad structure with its architect, Frank Gehry, as TV cameras from captured him gesturing up to the torqued and sensually curving pillars that support the glass-and-steel ceiling and saying, “Architecture is not about words.
It’s about tears.” Breaking into heavy sobs, he added, “I get the same feeling in Chartres Cathedral.” Bilbao had just opened its doors, but Johnson, the principal apostle of the two dominant forms of architecture in the 20th century—Modernism and Postmodernism—and the design establishment’s ultimate arbiter, was prepared to call it on the spot.