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Thursday, January 23, 2020
Nancy Holt, Outdoor Artist, Dies at 75
20/02/2014

Nancy Holt, Outdoor Artist, Dies at 75

The New York Times

Nancy Holt, a pioneer in the land-art movement of the 1960s and ’70s and the creator of one of the era’s most poetic works — “Sun Tunnels,” four huge concrete...

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Kathryn Findlay (1953-2014)
14/01/2014

Kathryn Findlay (1953-2014)

The co-founder of Ushida Findlay Architects has succumbed to a brain tumor at the age of 60. After graduating from the Architectural Association in London, Kathryn Findlay went to Japan and lived there for two decades...

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Paul Reichmann (1930-2013)
25/11/2013

Paul Reichmann (1930-2013)

The Telegraph

Paul Reichmann , the Canadian tycoon, who has died aged 83, transformed the skyline and economy of London’s Docklands as the creator of Canary Wharf...

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Anca Petrescu (1949-2013)
13/11/2013

Anca Petrescu (1949-2013)

The Telegraph

Anca Petrescu was the architect who designed the People's Palace - Nicolae Ceausescu’s monstrous monument to totalitarian kitsch...

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Arthur C. Danto (1924-2013)
05/11/2013

Arthur C. Danto (1924-2013)

Eduardo Prieto

Not long ago, just a century, beauty was still unanimously considered the gauge for art. Today the art world considers it a fetish, when not an offense...

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Sir Anthony Caro dies aged 89
25/10/2013

Sir Anthony Caro dies aged 89

The Guardian

The sculptor Sir Anthony Caro, regarded as one of the leading artists of his generation and represented in museum collections all over the world, has died...

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Christian De Groote dies
24/09/2013

Christian De Groote dies

The Chilean architect and critic Christian De Groote has passed away at the age of 82. Born in Valdivia in 1931, he studied architecture at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Illinois Institute of Technology....

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Walter De Maria, 1935-2013
30/07/2013

Walter De Maria, 1935-2013

The Californian artist Walter De Maria passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 77. The cause of death was a stroke suffered two months ago. Born in Albany in 1935, De Maria studied history and art at...

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Stage designer Mark Fisher died
17/07/2013

Stage designer Mark Fisher died

Mark Fisher, the British creator of spectacular stage setups for groups like the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Pink Floyd, died recently in Hamstead at the age of 66.

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Henning Larsen dies
24/06/2013

Henning Larsen dies

One of the most prolific Danish architects of the past decades passed away at the age of 87 in his Copenhagen home. Born in 1925, Larsen began his career working with Arne Jacobsen and Jørn Utzon. In 1959 he set up his own practice in the Danish capital ...

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Pedro Ramirez Vazquez dies at 94; architect changed the face...
18/04/2013

Pedro Ramirez Vazquez dies at 94; architect changed the face...

Los Angeles Times

Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, an architect who changed the face of Mexico City by designing a number of landmark modernist structures, died on Tuesday, his 94th birthday...

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Arquitect Clorindo Testa dies
11/04/2013

Arquitect Clorindo Testa dies

Buenos Aires Herald

Arquitect and artist Clorindo Testa died today in Buenos Aires at 89 years old, his family reported. The Italian-Argentine architect graduated from... (Photo: Mariana Ruddock)

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Paolo Soleri, who pioneered Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93
10/04/2013

Paolo Soleri, who pioneered Arcosanti in Arizona, dies at 93

Arizona Daily Star

Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri, who began building a futuristic community called Arcosanti north of Phoenix more than 40 years ago but never completed it, died...

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Roberto Segre Dies
11/03/2013

Roberto Segre Dies

The architect and critic Roberto Segre has passed away at age 78, in the Brazilian city of Niterói, after a motorcycle hit-and-run. Born in Milan in 1934, he studied architecture at the University of Buenos Aires and earned doctorates...

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Balthazar Korab, Architectural Photographer, Dies at 86
19/02/2013

Balthazar Korab, Architectural Photographer, Dies at 86

The New York Times

Balthazar Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II when Modernist design remade the American landscape...

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Gabriele Basilico dies
14/02/2013

Gabriele Basilico dies

One of the leading Italian photographers of the past forty years has died in Milan at the age of 68. An architect besides a photographer, Gabriele Basilico is known for his studies on urban and industrial landscapes, and...

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Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013)
14/02/2013

Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013) Pdf

Richard Ingersoll

He was not a photographer of people, yet as some French philosophers would say, the absence becomes the greatest indication of presence. Gabriele Basilico observed...

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Ludwig Leo, in memóriam
04/01/2013

Ludwig Leo, in memóriam

The architect and professor Ludwig Leo passed away in Berlin, at the age of 88, on 1st November 2012. Born in Rostock in 1924, Leo belonged to the first generation of professionals who graduated after World...

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Alan Colquhoun dies
14/12/2012

Alan Colquhoun dies

The British architect and critic Alan Colquhoun has died at the age of 91. Born in 1921, Colquhoun studied architecture in Edinburgh and London. He set up practice in 1961 with John Miller, with whom...

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Norman Foster recuerda al maestro
07/12/2012

Norman Foster recuerda al maestro

El Pais

Conocí a Oscar Niemeyer hace tres o cuatro años en Río de Janeiro, pero fui consciente de su extraordinario trabajo hace mucho más tiempo, incluso antes ...

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Oscar Niemeyer dies
06/12/2012

Oscar Niemeyer dies

Ten days before his 105th birthday and six months after the death of his octogenarian daughter, a leading exponent of modern architecture in Latin America passed away in Rio de Janeiro. Noted for a sensuality that combines the rationality of pure geometric forms

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Ha muerto Gae Aulenti
01/11/2012

Ha muerto Gae Aulenti

La Vanguardia

La arquitecta italiana Gae Aulenti, autora del proyecto de reforma del Museo d'Orsay de París (1980-86), falleció a los 85 años en Milán (norte), informaron hoy los medios locales...

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Lebbeus Woods, Architect of the Imaginary Realm, Dies
31/10/2012

Lebbeus Woods, Architect of the Imaginary Realm, Dies

Lebbeus Woods, a New York architect who became a cult figure among students and academics for his signature drawings, died on Tuesday at age 72. (The New York Times).

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Muere Juan José Estellés, símbolo del compromiso cívico y cultural
08/10/2012

Muere Juan José Estellés, símbolo del compromiso cívico y cultural

El País

El arquitecto Juan José Estellés (Valencia, 1920) falleció esta madrugada en Valencia. Con él se va "un maestro de la arquitectura...

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Joan Bassegoda, el espejo enciclopédico de Gaudí
01/08/2012

Joan Bassegoda, el espejo enciclopédico de Gaudí

El País

La obra de Antoni Gaudí es universal y se puede palpar en sus edificios, en sus muebles, en sus dibujos. Un universo ingente en el que Joan Bassegoda Nonell...

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Ha muerto Darío Gazapo
26/07/2012

Ha muerto Darío Gazapo

Ha muerto en Madrid Darío Gazapo, director del Departamento de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de la UPM, donde dirigía asimismo el Master de Proyectos Avanzados (Programa de Especialización...

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Günther Domenig, 1934-2012
20/06/2012

Günther Domenig, 1934-2012

El austriaco Günther Domenig ha muerto a los 77 años en Graz, la ciudad donde tenía su estudio, y en cuya Universidad Técnica había sido profesor. Entre sus obras más conocidas se encuentran las...

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Muere el escritor Ray Bradbury
07/06/2012

Muere el escritor Ray Bradbury

Diario de León

El escritor de ciencia-ficción Ray Bradbury ha muerto este miércoles a los 91 años, según ha informado su nieto Danny Karpetian en declaraciones a la web especializada...

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Mansilla + Tuñón - Mansilla
23/05/2012

Mansilla + Tuñón - Mansilla

Llátzer Moix/La Vanguardia

La súbita muerte de Luis M. Mansilla, a los 52 años, la noche del 21 al 22 de febrero en Barcelona, ha partido por la mitad el despacho Mansilla+Tuñón (M+T), el más...

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El universo infinito de Moebius
12/03/2012

El universo infinito de Moebius

El País

En octubre de 2010, la Fundación Cartier inauguró una antológica sobre el más importante dibujante europeo de cómics, Jean Giraud. En el sótano, en un documental filmado...

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