Daniel Libeskind

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Jewish Museum in SF Unsettles

But architect too distracted by secret signs, allegories, writes NYT critic

(Newser) - Architect Daniel Libeskind won worldwide acclaim for his stark, unsettling Jewish Museum in the heart of Berlin. Now the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco has moved into a new Libeskind-designed building. But as a critic for the New York Times observes, the Bay Area institution shies away from the... More »

Muschamp, Critic's Critic, Dies at 59

Wrote during 'surge of exuberance' in architecture

(Newser) - Architecture critic Herbert Muschamp died of lung cancer last night at age 59, the New York Times reports. Muschamp wrote for the Times during a “surge of exuberance” in architecture, and his personal style grabbed readers for more than a decade. Said the Times editor who hired him, “... More »

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