Now the company, founded by former Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Olivier Wevers, has given a 24-week contract for 2014-15 and hired its first full-time executive director.
“Unlike the rest of the High Line, which has earned plaudits for its precise architectural design, the last section will open to the public with a temporary walkway running beside grounds left in their natural state, with weeds and rogue plants borne from seeds blowing around” – and the decaying works of art.
“The revised proposal would aim to stop large internet providers such as Comcast from brokering deals with content companies on special terms, and would seek comment on whether ‘paid prioritization’ — when broadband providers slow access to nonpaying companies’ sites and services — should be banned.”
“People could work from home absolutely anytime they felt like it, without needing a reason or excuse. There would be no such thing as a sick day or a vacation allotment—employees could take off as much time as they wanted, whenever they saw fit. Perhaps most provocative: All meetings would be optional. Even if your boss had invited you. Don’t think you need to be there? Don’t come.”
“Sources say the imperious 76-year-old Piano, 1998’s recipient of the Pritzker Prize (the highest honor in architecture) who has been an icon in the field since his joint design with Richard Rogers on Paris’ Centre Pompidou in 1971, clashed with 53-year-old Pali over unspecified creative and practical issues related to the project. “
“Teenager Art” Billboard in Bilboa Pisses-off Guggenheim
AJBlog: Aesthetic Grounds | Published 2014-05-11