Saturday Night

Four Nights in the Funhouse: Janet Cardiff and George Miller at the Venice Biennale

by Sara Borins, Saturday Night, July 14, 2001
NEAR THE SOUTH END OF Venice’s Grand Canal, in the pale amber light of the early evening, waves sparkle and stir around the fifteenth-century Palazzo Pisani Moretta.
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The Methods of Mies

by Sara Borins, Saturday Night, June 16, 2001
AS EDGAR BRONFMAN would later tell it, were it not for his sister Phyllis’s inspired intervention, the Seagram Building in New York would not have been a modernist masterpiece, but rather a run-of-the-mill office tower, about as noteworthy as the average insurance-company building.
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