Daniel Libeskind in war of words with Berlusconi

Harris, Gareth
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p5
The article deals with the dispute between Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and U.S.-based architect Daniel Libeskind after the Libeskind described Berlusconi as a xenophobe and called his policies repulsive. In response, Berlusconi has threatened to withdraw planning permission for a new contemporary art museum and commercial development in Milan. Berlusconi described Libeskind's design as not manly enough and communicates a sense of impotence.


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