TITLE

Kenneth Evett on art

PUB. DATE
February 1973
SOURCE
New Republic;2/24/73, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10211657

 

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