Cleveland Scene Weekly
Sure, not every item was a winner. Faith Hill’s first set of press-on nails, Neil Peart’s high school copy of The Fountainhead, Sheryl Crow’s favorite broom handle – these I passed over quickly. But the delight of seeing the Ramones’ “Gabba Gabba Hey!” sign, the putrid dress worn by Bob Stinson on the Replacements’ Tim tour, the oversized forceps used to birth Screaming Trees twins Van and Gary Conner…
[Tony Stark] is building the Mark II armor, but not in Steve Jobs/Howard Roark kind of way; he instead builds the Mark II by tinkering at an idea that’s too good to let go of. It’s the frailty of his needing Pepper, played by a…
Foster’s argument that says architects are, or should be, always at the centre of all things.
It takes the form of a darkened room, lit up with overhead projected images of great buildings (sometimes, for reasons unclear, pictured alongside a thrusting middle finger) bustling cities and the occasional urban riot, with the names of great architects - Corb, Mies, Sinan, Kahn and hundreds of others - projected over the floor, columns and visitors alike. The effect is beautiful; it has a magic carpet feel. And a powerful soundtrack, of serene music whenever great buildings are flashed up, and of a chaotic din when shanty towns and riots are displayed, makes the overall experience thrilling. The message is blunt, but very well put. Long live Howard Roark!
City A.M. (London)
…a couple of hours of Zulu battle might be less of an intellectual stretch than the club’s first showing; Ayn Rand’s “The Fountainhead”, selected by culture secretary Sajid Javid.