Posted with permission from Tommywood

"The Dionysus of Modern Architecture," is how James Cuno, President and CEO of The J. Paul Getty Trust, described architect Frank Gehry when awarding him the third annual J. Paul Getty Award at a lively and elegant event at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on September 28, 2015.

Among a well-dressed crowd of some 350 attendees that included Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Executive Vice Mayor Rick Jacobs, LA Philharmonic Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, as well as artists Chuck Arnoldi, Larry Bell, Ed Moses, Charles Ray, Ed Ruscha, Barbara Kruger among many other notables from the worlds of art, finance and LA civic life, Mayor Garcetti called Gehry "truly an angel in the city of Angels" for his civic engagement and for architectural gems such as Walt Disney Concert Hall which speak, the mayor said, of Los Angeles' "unlimited freedom, innovation and creativity." TO READ MORE CLICK HEREā€¦