News by tag: Donald-Trump

25 Reasons to Keep the NEA

Headlines24. February 2017
By: John Hill
Fujiko Nakaya's fog sculpture at Philip Johnson Glass House (Photo: Richard Barnes, courtesy of Philip Johnson Glass House)
Reports have indicated that the Trump administration's upcoming budget cuts will include eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts, which funds a wide array of arts programs. Architecture programs might not jump to the fore when considering NEA grants, but a few examples illustrate just how important they can be.

Learning from Noguchi's Lead

Insight 3. February 2017
By: John Hill
Isamu Noguchi. Poston Park and Recreation Areas at Poston, Arizona, 1942. Blueprint. 42 3/8 x 88 inches (107.6 x 223.5 cm). (Photo: ©The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York/ARS. Photograph by Kevin Noble.)
Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center, an exhibition that opened last month at the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens, examines how the months spent in a World War II internment camp impacted the life of Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi. 

An Open Letter to Trump

Headlines19. January 2017
By: John Hill
The White House (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Architects Advocate, which launched on the first day of September last year, has penned an open letter to President-elect Trump, who will be inaugurated on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, DC, tomorrow.

The AIA Apologizes

Film23. November 2016
By: John Hill
L: Robert F. Ivy, AIA CEO; R: Russell Davidson, 2016 AIA President (Photo: Screenshot)
Following the outrage caused by a "tone-deaf," post-election statement that the American Institute of Architects issued the day after the election of President-Elect Donald Trump, AIA CEO Robert F. Ivy and 2016 AIA President Russell Davidson issued a video apology.

Trump and His Critics

Headlines12. October 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune
Architecture critics that is, particularly Chicago's Blair Kamin and New York's Paul Goldberger. A recent article from Kamin highlights the instability of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and his willingness to attack anybody who slights him.