Term Paper: Frank Gehry

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[. . .] . . With Walt Disney Concert Hall as its crown jewel, Los Angeles' Grand Avenue will become the center for the performing arts, culture and education in Southern California."?

With this new structure Gehry has become one of America's leading architects, matching his achievement in Bilbao in many ways and contributing to the aesthetics and economy of another city at the same time.


Arnold, Dana. Art History: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Ballantyne, Andrew. Architecture: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Bletter, Rosemarie Haag. "Frank Gehry's Spatial Reconstructions." In The Architecture of Frank Gehry. New York: Rizzoli, 1986.

Celant, Germano. Frank Gehry: Buildings and Projects. New York: Rizzoli, 1985.

Hackett, Regina. "Artist Builds on His Experience: Striking an Artistic Chord." The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (22 June 2000), p. C1.

McGuigan, Cathleen. "From Bauhaus to Fun House," Newsweek (11 July 1988), pp. 64-65.

McCoy, Esther. Case Study Houses, 1945-1960. Los Angeles:, 1977.

Upton, Dell. Architecture in the United States. New York: Oxford, 1998.

"Walt Disney Concert Hall Dedication Unveils a New Cultural Jewel for the Music Center and Los Angeles." Business Wire (20 Oct. 2003), p. 3.

Cathleen McGuigan, "From Bauhaus to Fun House," Newsweek (11 July 1988), pp. 64-65.

Andrew Ballantyne, Architecture: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), p. 104.

Ibid., p. 104.

Dana Arnold, Art History: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), p. 56.

Germano Celant, Frank Gehry: Buildings and Projects (New York: Rizzoli, 1985), p. 5.

Ibid., p. 5.

Ibid., p. 6.

Rosemarie Haag Bletter, "Frank Gehry's Spatial Reconstructions," in The Architecture of Frank Gehry (New York: Rizzoli, 1986), p. 25.

Ibid., p. 26.

Bletter, p. 51.

Ibid., p. 32.

Esther McCoy, Case Study Houses, 1945-1960 (Los Angeles:, 1977), p. 118.

Dell Upton, Architecture in the United States (New York: Oxford,…

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