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Gehry on Lazy Journalists

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In a piece entitled "The Unbuilding of Frank Gehry," New York's Justin Davidson asks architect Frank Gehry what he thinks of the term "starchitect". A tirade! "Gehry can hardly bring himself to utter the word, but the mere mention triggers a tirade revealing deep wells of grandiosity and resentment. 'It suggests an egomaniac trying to flaunt his wares at the expense of the public. It’s an opportunistic journalistic trick. There’s so much bad stuff being built that people don’t address, so they fasten on the half of one percent that gets into uncharted territory for humanistic and idealistic reasons..." [New York]