Kenneth Evett on art

February 1973
New Republic;2/24/73, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p23
Focuses on the architectural design of South Albany Mall by U.S. Vice President Nelson Rockefeller. Statement that the mall is a monument to the self-propagating energy of bureaucracy and a multimillion-dollar testament to the Rockefeller's bountiful but misguided patronage; View that the monumental low-rise buildings present a sampling of modem architecture clichés; Employment of a formal system of two colossal interlocking wedges; Use of the structural vocabulary of reinforced concrete.


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