Thom Mayne


But if models are a myriad of things and also not those things, what is a hefty volume full of discourse-heavy texts and chockablock with photographs of models?

As a place shaped by mass media from above and below, Los Angeles begs for criticism composed of the very same stuff.

“We’re not cake decorators,” he intoned from his seated position while showcasing his Orange County Museum of Art, a swoopy concoction with half-baked detailing that opened last October—mostly to negative reviews.


18 Sep 2023