Usually when we think of “symbolism,” we are thinking of some concrete object that takes the place of and reminds us of something more abstract. Thus, the Cross is a symbol of Christianity, the red dragon is a symbol for Wales, and a wedge of yellow foam represents the fans of the Green Bay Packers (of which I am a proud member.) In art, however, symbols are not just about abstractions made concrete, but can even be idealizations of concrete objects. 626 more words
“Let me tell you one thing. In the world we live in, 98 percent of what gets built and designed today is pure shit.” —Frank Gehry Unfortunately for us, he was right about that.