The Easel

Frank Gehry’s Winning Egotism

By any measure Frank Gehry has been a force for innovation in architecture and has produced some iconic buildings. Detractors claim that his designs are showy – great exteriors but neglectful of internal uses. A retrospective in Los Angeles errs toward flattery and the linked essay follows its cue that Gehry be viewed as an artist. An equally good but more neutral review is here. An excellent video (7 min) is here.