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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
By United Press International

Eisenhower memorial panned at hearing

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Frank Gehry's design for President Eisenhower's memorial in Washington is "unworkable" or even "a monstrosity," critics told a congressional panel Tuesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
By United Press International

Frank Ghery designs new Facebook building

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Famed architect Frank Gehry was chosen to design a new Facebook building in Menlo Park, Calif., officials said.
Susan Eisenhower knocks Ike memorial plan

Susan Eisenhower knocks Ike memorial plan

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- Susan Eisenhower called Tuesday for a complete rethink of a proposed memorial in Washington for her grandfather, U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.
By United Press International
Eisenhower family fighting monument design

Eisenhower family fighting monument design

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The family of former President Dwight Eisenhower says objections to the proposed Eisenhower memorial on the Washington Mall are being ignored.
Eisenhower memorial design draws criticism

Eisenhower memorial design draws criticism

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The proposed design for a Washington memorial to former President Dwight Eisenhower has drawn criticism from some family members.
Design chosen for Eisenhower Memorial

Design chosen for Eisenhower Memorial

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Architect Frank Gehry's design for a memorial to 34th U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower will mix traditional and contemporary elements, commission members say.

Gehry off New York arena project

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Famed architect Frank Gehry announced he is no longer involved with the planned Atlantic Yards basketball arena in New York.

Venice Biennale to honor architect Gehry

VENICE, Italy, June 28 (UPI) -- The Venice Biennale art exhibition will honor U.S. architect Frank Gehry next year in Italy, the event's board announced Friday.

MIT sues Gehry, citing flaws in center

BOSTON, Miss., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology has sued architect Frank Gehry, claiming pervasive leaks, cracks and drainage problems in its $300 million Stata Center.

N.Y.C. arena for New Jersey Nets approved

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A plan to combine a new home for the New Jersey Nets -- in New York City -- with a high-rise development in downtown Brooklyn has a green light.

Frank Gehry going underground in Philly

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Architect Fran Gehry will run the planned expansion of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it was announced Thursday.

Designers unveil last century looks

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Designers reached to the 20th century to inspire them for this season's fashions being unveiled during New York's Fashion Week.

20th Burning Man more unique than ever

GERLACH, Nev., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The Burning Man festival, which takes place annually in the Nevada desert, turned 20 years old in style this year with some of the best artwork yet featured. The San Francisco Chronicle reported on this unique celebration of creativity, which features one

Guggenheim to build museum in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 10 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi's rulers signed a deal with New York's Guggenheim Foundation to build a contemporary and modern art museum whose building could cost $200 million.

Guggenheim coming to the Middle East

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 9 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi officials say the emirate and the Guggenheim Foundation plan to build a 300,000-square-foot museum in the United Arab Emirates city.

Pitt to film Gehry documentary

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- Brad Pitt will become something of a permanent fixture in Britain over the next year while filming a documentary about celebrated architect Frank Gehry.

Bilbao museum to install Serra sculptures

BILBAO, Spain, May 6 (UPI) -- The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, said Friday it will open next month a permanent installation of seven new works by American artist Richard Serra.

Nets arena in Brooklyn gets green light

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- The controversial plan to build a new arena for the NBA's New Jersey Nets in Brooklyn has gotten the green light.

Brooklyn to get new $38 million theater

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The Theater for a New Audience, which produces Shakespeare and classical drama, is getting a new $38 million theater, it was announced Tuesday.

Frank Gehry chosen for WTC arts center

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- World-renowned architect Frank Gehry was selected to design a performing arts center at the site of New York's World Trade Center.

Largest arts prize awarded Ornette Coleman

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Jazz composer and saxophonist Ornette Coleman has been selected recipient of the largest prize in the arts field, the $250,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, it was announced Thursday.

D.C. votes Corcoran Gallery $40 million

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The Council of the District of Columbia has voted to give the Corcoran Gallery of Art $40 million toward renovation and expansion. David C. Levy, president of the museum, said Wednesday the funds would go toward renovating the Corcoran's 107-year-old buil
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