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Ada Louise Huxtable
(1921-2013) born on
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US critic, editor. She was an architecture critic for the "NY Times," 1963-82; won Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism, 1970; wrote "Pier Luigi Nervi," 1960.
         
   
F
Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world.

R
A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
A
Every creative act draws on the past whether it pretends to or not. It draws on what it knows. There is no such thing, really, as a creative act in a vacuum.
N
Superfluous curtains that needlessly cover glass would give Salome a lifetime supply of veils.
K
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On vacationing in New England, in NY "Times," 29 Sep 77
R: On $36-million expansion of Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, in "Saturday Evening Post," 9 May 64
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In NY "Times," 30 Jun 63
K: On Johnson Presidential Library at the University of Texas in Austin, in NY "Times," 23 May 71
   


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