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Elizabeth Fazzare

Freelance Writer & Editor

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I am a journalist based in New York City with a B.A. in art history, journalism, urban design and architecture from New York University. I am interested in criticism of fine art, live art and architecture and in pursuing journalism in both traditional and new media. My daily activities include drooling over the display window at Design Within Reach, attending contemporary art shows, and thinking of snappy Instagram captions.


Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest
Tour These Never-Before-Seen Tom Kundig-Designed Structures

To Kundig, there is no distinction in the process to create projects of different typologies. "When you approach a large project or a small project, you are approaching it from the same basis: You are making a place for human beings to be human, which means that you have the same sort of value system that is working its way through these projects," the architect says.

Architectural Digest
Inside Lee Ufan's Largest Site-Specific Outdoor Installation Ever

On a sunny June day on New York's Long Island, Korean artist Lee Ufan was on a geological mission. Backhoe standing by, he visited two quarries to hunt for the 15 boulders he would borrow for his latest commission, "Lee Ufan: Open Dimension," at the Hirshhorn Museum.

Architectural Digest
Tour a Stately Georgian Townhouse in London Remade into an Architectural Marvel

"This was the last piece of the jigsaw," says Mike Tonkin, from the sunroom of his London townhouse's final extension. In 1998, when he and his wife, Anna Liu, were looking to settle in the city after a stint in Hong Kong, they saw more than 220 properties before a top-floor maisonette in a Grade II-listed townhouse in Islington caught their attention.

The Art Story

The Art Story Blog
Mouth as Muse: Francis Bacon's Fascination Became a Lifetime of Painting

"I like, you may say, the glitter and color that comes from the mouth, and I've always hoped in a sense to be able to paint the mouth like [Claude] Monet painted a sunset." -Francis Bacon Postwar Irish painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is infamous for his detailed depictions of figures' mouths, often wide open and screaming.

The Art Story Blog
Seven Times Chris Burden Was More Extreme Than You

Imagine downtown New York City in the 1970s. Yes, it's gritty and salacious. And sure, it's probably not the best idea to head further east than 1st Avenue at night. But the city is also a hub of creative energy. Counterculture rules Greenwich Village and avant-garde artists, like Chris Burden,


Art in America Magazine

Art in America Magazine
Otto Piene, 1928-2014

Otto Piene, German artist and co-founder of the postwar art group Zero, died July 17 in Berlin at 86. The cause of death has not been revealed. Piene is known for his technology-based artworks, which often used light in kinetic sculptures. He lived and worked between Düsseldorf and Groton, Mass.

Art in America Magazine
Emily K. Rafferty, Met Museum President, To Retire

Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty, 65, will retire in spring 2015, after 11 years in the position and nearly 40 years at the New York museum. Rafferty began her career with the Met as a development department administrator in 1976.

Architect's Newspaper

The Architect's Newspaper
A New Ocean View

RKLA redesigns a Rockaways landscape for resiliency.

A/N Blog
Gehry Gets Another Like: Architect Hired to Design Two International Facebook Offices

Facebook has chosen architect Frank Gehry to design the interiors of its relocated and expanded international offices in London and Dublin. This commission comes just a few weeks after Gehry was hired with Foster + Partners for the London Battersea Power Station redevelopment, his first project in the United Kingdom capital.

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