Art: The Maestro's Late Works

A current listing of the world's leading architects would certainly include such globally known powers as Japan's Kenzo Tange, Italy's Pier Luigi Nervi, England's James Stirling, and I.M. Pei and Philip Johnson, among some others, in the U.S. Another entry, however, would have to be Alvar Aalto of Finland, who, at 77, may well still be the most original designer building anywhere. Aalto? He is scarcely a household name in the U.S., because he has done little work in America.* But "the maestro," as he is often called in his native land, remains a...

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