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Working Big to Small

When I am working on a project I am always thinking “Big to Small”.  What are the big things that need to be finished before I can move onto the smaller and then smaller tasks.  It is all to easy to get tied up in the smaller tasks at the …

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A Quick Trip to the Nascar Hall of Fame

"In short, I was impressed. Glory Road, the sweeping exhibit that greets fans as they enter the museum’s Great Hall, features 18 classic Nascar vehicles parked on a track whose banking gradually increases as the cars progress into the modern era. It’s the museum’s green flag, in a sense, and it offers a neat snapshot of the history of stock car racing. Not surprisingly, cars from the sport’s earlier decades — back when they actually looked like stock cars, in other words — were the highlights."

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MoMA Attendance Hits Record High

The Museum of Modern Art attracted its highest-ever number of visitors, 3.09 million, during its 2010 fiscal year, according to estimates released Monday by the museum. (The tally is an estimate because the museum's fiscal year does not end until June 30.) The figure represents an increase of 250,000 over the previous year's attendance, and a 530,000 increase over the museum's first full year of operation in its new building (fiscal year 2006).

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Most Important Achitecture 1980-2010

Vanity Fair asked 52 experts to choose the five most important works of architecture created since 1980, they named a staggering 132 different structures. Here are the top 21, in order of popularity.

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Guggenheim plans extension in Spanish nature reserve

Guggenheim plans extension in Spanish nature reserve | Culture | The Guardian. “The Guggenheim Museum has become the emblem of the northern Spanish city of Bilbao and its main tourist attraction, but now attempts to spread its magic by building an extension in a nearby nature reserve have run into …

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Kidspace Children’s Museum Expansion on Hold

Pasadena’s Kidspace Museum plans new “Physics Forest” expansion – Pasadena Star-News. “That was part of the reasoning when officials at Kidspace Children’s Museum, bowing to economic realities, opted to put on hold an ambitious $20million, 9,000-square-foot building and instead create a Physics Forest that will feature 10 to 15 new …

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Guggenheim to pick 20 YouTube videos for museum display

Guggenheim to pick 20 YouTube videos for museum display “YouTube Play, which launched Monday, is a partnership between the video site and the renowned art museum. It invites users to submit their short creative videos at http://youtube.com/play. The top 20, chosen by a jury of professional artists, will be on …

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Tobias Wong

“Killer Ring” By Tobias Wong, Photo Courtesy the New York Times I was saddened to hear of the passing of Tobias Wong. Tobias was a young artist / designer living in New York City. Tobias blurred the lines between Art and Design and made us more aware of the american …

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Field Museum’s opens Climate Change Exhibition

Field Museum’s focus on climate change :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Lifestyles. “The exhibit and the plan provide a call to action on climate change,” said the Nature Conservancy’s Bob Moseley, speaking Friday at a joint launch for the show and the Climate Action Plan for Nature he helped create. “But …

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