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Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao
A discussion of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.
# 129608 | 750 words | 0 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Architecture (Buildings) , Art (Museums)


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The paper discusses Gehry's highly original design that brought new materials to bear in a building that rapidly came to represent the city throughout the world. The paper relates that anyone living in Los Angeles and familiar with the new Disney Hall on Bunker Hill has a sense of the structure in Bilbao, for Gehry made use of the same sense of organic form and the use of a shiny metal shell for the exterior for both structures.

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"The reputation of Frank Gehry increased greatly around the world with the opening of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Gehry's highly original design brought new materials to bear in a building that rapidly came to represent the city throughout the world, and for the small city of Bilbao, the design helped revitalize the town. Anyone living in Los Angeles and familiar with the new Disney Hall on Bunker Hill has a sense of the structure in Bilbao, for Gehry made use of the same sense of organic form and the use of a shiny metal shell for the exterior for both structures. The purpose of the structure is to house a major art collection, and the building itself in this case is a work of art that is quite daring in..."

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