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Aaron Betsky's Latest Posts

  • SCI-Arc Keeps Us Wondering

    A sample of thesis projects presented at the Southern California Institute of Architecture last weekend.

    Thesis presentations at the Southern California Institute of Architecture showcase designs of anything, but hardly any buildings.

    ARCHITECT September 11, 2014

     
  • On Top of the World: The Intersection of Architecture and Extreme Sports

    Daredevils travel to the peaks of the towers and bridges to capture photographs and videos so beautiful that we imagine ourselves there too.

    Urban explorers scale high-rises and bridges, conquering the cityscape, defying the limits of their bodies, and documenting their adventures with stomach-churning photos and videos.

    ARCHITECT September 09, 2014

     
  • Thoughts on Bjarke Ingels Group's Park City Defeat

    Here's how the initial two BIG proposals would have impacted the Utah city.

    After the local government rejected two BIG proposals, America will not experience the Bilbao Effect with the Kimball Art Center in Utah.

    ARCHITECT September 04, 2014

     
  • What Architects Can Learn from Jeff Koons

    An exhibit at the Whitney Museum showcases the broad portfolio of America's ultimate pop artist.

    An exhibit at the Whitney Museum showcases the broad portfolio of America's ultimate pop artist.

    ARCHITECT September 02, 2014

     
  • Not Pushing the Button: Christopher Williams' Photography Complex

    The artist's MoMA exhibit, "The Production Line of Happiness," is a visual field focused on the relationship between humans and machines.

    The artist's MoMA exhibition, "The Production Line of Happiness," is a visual field focused on the relationship between humans and machines.

    ARCHITECT August 28, 2014

     
  • Four Questions Beyond Buildings

    Here are some of the hottest topics up for debate concerning the discipline and profession of architecture.

    Here are some of the hottest topics up for debate concerning the discipline and profession of architecture.

    ARCHITECT August 26, 2014

     
 

About the Blogger

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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