Architecture as Art

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June 18, 2009

Architecture as Art
Architecture can be a sensitive subject at the Cameron Art Museum.

Since taking the helm in 2005, museum director Deborah Velders has gotten used to fielding slights from the public about the design of the expansive building. Once, when she was on a local radio show, “some guy called in,” Velders said, “and he said, ‘I want to tell you I think it’s the most godawful (thing). I saw that building going up and I think they should’ve torn it down a long time ago.'”

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