Fred A. Bernstein


Fred Bernstein has degrees in architecture (from Princeton University) and law (from NYU) and writes about both subjects. He lives in New York City and has two sons.

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Art Reporting

Why Patti Smith and I Like the Smithsonian

Because of Hide/Seek, its brave and beautiful show on sexual identity

Published in Out, December 14, 2010test!

Kali Is an Art World Sensation, 40 Years after She Hid Her Work Away

 
Published in Introspective (1stdibs), January 1, 2000test!

The Battle for Taliesin

Published in The New York Times, February 13, 2005test!

Buildings Easy on the Earth, and the Eyes

Published in The New York Times, September 18, 2009test!

Structural Integrity and People, Too

Published in The New York Times, January 22, 2010test!

Technology That Serves to Enhance, Not Distract

Published in The New York Times, March 20, 2013test!

A Curator Who Even Considers the Office Chair

Published in The New York Times, March 12, 2008test!

Leaving the Nest, Protégés Find Fame

Published in The New York Times, May 27, 2010test!

NOW SHOWING; Some Museums Own Fine Art, Others Use the Fine Art of Borrowing

Published in The New York Times, March 31, 2004test!

Washington's Fresh Coat of Greasepaint

The architect Bing Thom has renovated the home of Arena Stage in southwest Washington, adding a third performance space to the complex.

Published in The New York Times, October 10, 2010test!

Who Wants to Donate to a Billionaire’s Museum?

Putting a wealthy donor’s name on a museum can discourage some givers, experts say, but could encourage others

Published in The New York Times, May 14, 2012test!

At Galleries, Cameras Find a Mixed Welcome

Photography policies vary widely among art museums, with the more restrictive ones citing the need to protect visitors’ experiences and the artist’s intellectual property, as well as the art itself.

Published in The New York Times, May 14, 2012test!

Cabin Fever

Artist Rachel Whiteread leaves two ghost buildings in the California desert

 

Published in The Wall Street Journal, January 1, 2000test!

Making Images Other than his Own

Gil Garcetti is a serious photographer

Published in The New York Times, November 17, 2002test!

Urban Bright: Philly Get a Paint Job

A neighborhood saved by a mural?

 

Published in The New York Times, May 21, 2012test!

After a Flood, Running a Homeless Museum

A university museum in Iowa, operating without a building, instead takes its collection on the road

Published in The New York Times, March 16, 2011test!
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