Art: Shapes of the Future

Manhattan has its skyscrapers, Paris its Eiffel Tower, but the hilltops of Caracas in Venezuela will soon be capped with a pair of architectural shapes that are calculated to match any man-made wonders anywhere. One is Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer's art museum in the form of an inverted pyramid, scheduled for completion at the end of next year. The other is a self-contained commercial city that looks like a stack of flying saucers in close formation flight. With foundation work already under way last week, the center should be open for business some...

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