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Iconic Architects Photoshopped "Giving the Finger" in Support of Frank Gehry

Iconic Architects Photoshopped "Giving the Finger" in Support of Frank Gehry
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry

Last week, Frank Gehry made headlines when he responded to a reporter asking about his “showy architecture” with the finger and a proclamation that 98% of today’s architecture is “pure shit.” Unsurprisingly, this got the architecture world storming. Responses ranged from “oh the irony” to “absolutely refreshing” (join the conversation here). Perhaps most notably, one tumblr has responded in support of the Pritzker Prize-winning architect with images of architecture’s biggest icons giving the finger and Supporting Frank Owen Gehry.

Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer are some of the few who have “shown” their support. See our favorites, after the break.

Ieoh Ming Pei. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Ieoh Ming Pei. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Charles and Ray Eames. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Charles and Ray Eames. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Frank Lloyd Wright. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Frank Lloyd Wright. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Oscar Niemeyer. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Oscar Niemeyer. Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Philip Johnson . Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry
Philip Johnson . Image Courtesy of Supporting Frank Owen Gehry

More images of architects "giving the finger" at:

Supporting Frank Owen Gehry

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Iconic Architects Photoshopped "Giving the Finger" in Support of Frank Gehry" 28 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/562175/iconic-architects-give-the-finger-in-support-of-frank-gehry/> ISSN 0719-8884
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