Frank Gehry, Doodling
Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall, new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is designed to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world, providing both visual and aural intimacy for an unparalleled musical experience.
From the stainless steel curves of its striking exterior to the state-of-the-art acoustics of the hardwood-paneled main auditorium, the 3.6-acre complex embodies the unique energy and creative spirit of the city of Los Angeles and its orchestra.
Doodling is a practice some artists employ to sort of “warm-up” before beginning an art product with defined objectives and problems. It is also done commonly as a sort of mindless activity during a boring lecture or phone call (especially if you are a fidgety person). In practice, you can take whatever medium and start drawing continuous lines into amorphous shapes (that is usually what happens/is called doodling). Frank Gehry began his architecture blueprint of the Walt Disney Concert Hall with this aimless tactic, eventually constructing it into the “state-of-the-art acoustics” and creating this illusionary aesthetic.
In The Simpson’s Episode 14, “Seven-Beer-Snitch” of Season 16, Frank Gehry is referenced and guest-starred to repeat the same kind of creative process by beginning a great idea with something essentially useless, a crumpled piece of paper that Lisa throws in the trash.
A brief history of the Walt Disney Concert Hall
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