The Remarkable Failures Of Tennessee Williams

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He died “with the astonishing record of having had his career conclude with 17 poorly received flops in a row. It is far from unusual for a creative artist to lose his way in middle age. But Williams’s disintegration was so spectacular that it is hard not to wonder exactly what went wrong with a writer whose initial success had been no less spectacular.”

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Frank Gehry’s New Parisian Palais

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“Despite its echoes of Paris’s architectural past, Frank Gehry’s latest museum project – the Fondation Louis Vuitton, opening this fall in the Bois de Boulogne – is like nothing the city has seen before … Paul Goldberger looks at the genesis of LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault’s partnership with Gehry, and the triumphant result.”

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