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Frank Gehry Thinks Contemporary Architecture is 'Pure Shit'

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Here's what Frank Gehry said to a reporter who asked him if he had a response to those who accuse him of practicing "showy" architecture:
"Let me tell you one thing. In this world we are living in, 98 percent of everything that is built and designed today is pure shit. There's no sense of design, no respect for humanity or for anything else. They are damn buildings and that's it. Once in a while, however, there's a small group of people who does something special. Very few. But good god, leave us alone! We are dedicated to our work. I don't ask for work. I don't have a publicist. I'm not waiting for anyone to call me. I work with clients who respect the art of architecture. Therefore, please don't ask questions as stupid as that one."Frank Gehry is also a huge diva. · Frank Gehry Says Architecture Today Is "Pure Shit" [Gizmodo]
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