Schindler’s list: Vienna influences on the Los Angeles architect

Architecture & Design
The Prequel , an art & architecture exhibit soon to open at Schindler House, teases out the landmark 1922 Kings Road House’s architectural influences by illuminating the debates playing out in Vienna Modernist circles when architect Rudolf Schindler was a student and young practitioner. Through photographs, drawings, and furniture designs, the exhibition reviews foundations laid ...

The perils of Pauline Schindler 1

Architecture & Design · Language & ideas · Music · Reviews
In an early letter, Pauline Schindler wrote, “One of my dreams, Mother, is to have, someday, a little joy of a bungalow, on the edge of the woods and mountains near a crowded city, which shall be open just as some people’s hearts are open, to friends of all classes and types… Surely the mother ...

Happy 100th birthday, Julius Shulman 3

Architecture & Design · Visual arts
In keeping with arts·meme’s devotion to the dearly departed, we’d like to add Uncle Julius to the mix. The great Brooklyn-born, Los Angeles-reared architectural photographer left our midst last year. By most measures, his was a life well lived (1910-2009). He left behind the visual splendor of his timeless photography, which captures and defines California ...