the dancing behemoth, met with hysteria nothing less of a mystic visitation. It represents accomplishment in its own right, but doesn’t qualify as the summary statement on the relations of society, form and modernization at the end of a great modern century.
Compares Bilbao Guggenheim to Gehry’s earlier Disney Concert Hall and to Frank Lloyd Wright’s New York Guggenheim Museum
- Kwinter believes the Bilbao museum replaces the earlier promise of the Disney Concert Hall, but that both are not nearly as innovative or radical as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim, which was the “kind of innovation not attempted often in this generation”
Philip Johnson thinks this building is a big deal