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Remembrance

  1. remembrance
    George Lois, the Impossible Ad ManThe madman (but not a Mad Man, he was quick to tell you) behind Maypo, MTV, and Muhammad Ali’s Esquire cover has died at 91.
  2. remembrance
    Mike Davis Was RightAbout the fires in Malibu, the hostile approach to urban planning, the inequality crushing Los Angeles.
  3. royals
    Queen Elizabeth Was the First Monarch We Thought We KnewCrowned at the dawn of the TV age, she was defined by her distance as much as her ubiquity.
  4. throw your l’s up
    Big L, ForeverAn afternoon in Harlem honoring the late hip-hop legend.
  5. obituary
    Remembering Ricardo Bofill, Architect of Otherworldly Social HousingHis buildings fill dystopic films, but function more colorful utopias for the residents who actually live in them.
  6. remembrance
    Richard Rogers Never Shied Away From Showing Us the Guts of ArchitectureUnlike his peers, the British architect never diluted the terror and thrill of modern technology and infrastructure.
  7. remembrance
    Michael Sorkin Taught Me How to Look at New YorkRemembering the critic and architect — who died a year ago this week — and revisiting his book Exquisite Corpse.
  8. remembrance
    Remembering Richard David Story, the Magazine Editor Who Ate the World WholeHe told me, “I want you to find the person who grows the tiniest, perfect roses that nobody knows about.”
  9. remembrance
    The Outlaw History of Arturo Di Modica’s Crosby Street StudioIt’s the Charging Bull sculptor’s largest yet least obvious New York work.