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  • Aaron Betsky Goes Back to Ground Zero

    On a recent visit to New York, Aaron Betsky paid a visit to Ground Zero and the September 11 Museum.

    On a recent visit to New York, Aaron Betsky paid a visit to Ground Zero and the September 11 Museum.

    ARCHITECT October 20, 2014

     
  • 432 Park Avenue and the Importance of Being There and Being Square

    As New York skyscrapers grow ever taller, Aaron Betsky notes one that uses its slenderness and height to full advantage: 432 Park Avenue, by Rafael Viñoly Architects.

    As New York skyscrapers grow ever taller, Aaron Betsky notes one that uses its slenderness and height to full advantage: 432 Park Avenue, by Rafael Viñoly Architects.

    ARCHITECT October 16, 2014

     
  • Aaron Betsky Asks: Is the Era of Big Museums Over?

    Looking at data from a recent study on museums, Aaron Betsky asks whether or not the era of big museums has ended.

    Looking at data from a recent study on museums, Aaron Betsky asks whether or not the era of big museums has ended.

    ARCHITECT October 10, 2014

     
  • Aaron Betsky Marks the Jewish New Year with a Reflection on Religious Edifices.

    Aaron Betsky marks the occasion of the new year with a reflection upon religious edifices.

    Aaron Betsky marks the occasion of the new year with a reflection upon religious edifices.

    ARCHITECT October 07, 2014

     
  • Downtown Dystopia

    Aaron Betsky questions the vibrancy of downtowns around the world, both real and fictional.

    ARCHITECT October 06, 2014

     
  • Paris Opera, Louis Vuitton Museum Show What's Happened to the City of Light

    A postcard from Paris: Aaron Betsky on the spectacle of culture.

    A postcard from Paris: Aaron Betsky on the spectacle of culture.

    ARCHITECT October 01, 2014

     
 

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Aaron Betsky

Aaron Betsky

Aaron Betsky is the director of the Cincinnati Art Museum and the author of more than a dozen books on art, architecture, and design. Trained at Yale as an architect, he served in 2008 as director of the 11th Venice International Architecture Biennale. Aaron worked as a designer for Frank O. Gehry & Associates and Hodgetts + Fung, taught for many years at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and between 1995 and 2001 was curator of architecture and design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. From 2001 to 2006 Aaron was director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam.

 

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