All posts tagged architecture

The curious story of the National Mall’s lone privately owned plot

My article “The curious story of the National Mall’s lone privately owned plot” appears in the Washington Post. Here’s the lede: In a city where it’s tough to throw a rock without hitting a civic building, it’s easy to pass the Vermont-marble structure at 2215 Constitution Ave. without giving it a second thought. Passersby who […]

(Forward) Why Netanyahu Still Doesn’t Take Moshe Safdie’s Calls

My article “Why Netanyahu Still Doesn’t Take Moshe Safdie’s Calls” appears in the Jewish Daily Forward. Here’s the lede: Moshe Safdie was sitting in a wood-paneled room in the National Academy of Design’s Beaux-Arts mansion on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, surrounded by his drawings and architectural models. Represented among the works by the septuagenarian architect […]

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    NMAAHC "The Imitation Game: Are museums being clear enough with the public about what’s real and what’s fake?" Washington Post Magazine. March 3, 2019.

    Bobby Fischer gravestone "Searching for Fischer’s Legacy." Chess Life magazine. March 2018. (PDF file).

    Jules Olitski star "A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History." Wall St. Journal. Sept. 22, 2017.

    CIA art collection "Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection." Playboy. Jan./Feb. 2017.
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