Art In America

Urban Pastorals

Sited on Staten Island, Governors Island, and the Brooklyn waterfront, three enormous new parks—reflecting the distinct versions of three top international landscape design firms—provide New York with a host of additional "green" amenities.

Concrete Future

The Met Breuer, housed in the revamped concrete building that Marcel Breuer designed for the Whitney Museum, launched with a survey show whose “unfinished” theme chimes with the rough materiality of the modernist architectural landmark.

Architecture: Deconstruction Site

The inauguration of the Broad, a contemporary art museum in L.A. designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, reveals a few pleasant surprises amid numerous false steps as the team transitions from theorists to builders.

From the Archives: Projects for Playgrounds

Fifty years ago, artists and architects reenvisioned the potential for playground design through the National Playground Sculpture Competition. Partly funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the competition was organized by the Corcoran...

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