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Posted by  Jim on July 26, 2003 at 15:17:45:

In Reply to:  ...just look at LIEBSKIND! posted by Metaphoracle on July 18, 2003 at 23:06:11:

This is a RARE example of earning a fortune in architecture, and only a fool would suppose this to be the norm for architects. One should realize that it is unlikely in the extreme, for any one architect. It is like those millions of fools who play the lottery always saying 'but, somebody has got to win.' That somebody is never going to be them! There will always be architectural competitions, but less and less do they depend upon artistry, and more and more on ones's 'connections.' It is the usual politics, not 'art' that prevails.

Further, one must grow up enought to know the workings of society and the fact that huge commissions go to architects in the social elite, who have well-placed friends in positions of power. Mere talent rarely produces profits. And don't be fooled by the man having his wife as "partner" since most men today are too cowed by women to call them anything less than 'equals', though, of course, they are never that. Very likely, he does the work, and she does support work to him, but takes the credit for creativity so that she can get the same obscene amounts of money. True artistry has never depended upon money, but you could never tell these German Jews that. Maybe his design for the new WTC has some merit, but I would look deeper if I were you, for the real reasons they received the award.

 
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