The old saying goes that ‘the old ones are the best and never was there a truer meaning to it than last night at Auckland’s Vector Area.
IN the pantheon of virtues that made the U.S.
In 1997, the Museum Of Modern Art in New York City announced that Yoshio Taniguchi had won a 10-entrant competition against world-famous architects like Bernard Tschumi and Rem Koolhaas to design the museum’s $425 million overhaul. Around the world, art lovers and architecture mavens alike responded with a loud, bemused, “Who?” So unknown was the 67-year-old architect outside his native Japan that one confused well-wisher congratulated Terence Riley, MOMA’s chief curator of architecture and design, on selecting “Tony Gucci,” a nonexistent Italian architect.
Sportsmen and sportswomen are skilled entertainers, and there’s nothing wrong with that; they bring us joy, and by their derring-do fashion a time machine that takes us back to times when we were younger and more innocent and lived for play, not work. But every so often a sports personality comes along who does more than entertain, and the Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, who has died, aged just 54, after a long battle with cancer, was one of them
The heart, Woody Allen said, wants what it wants. For the producers of the ABC reality show The Dating Experiment, that was a problem