March 6, 2013
All you book lovers out there, listen up: We’re giving away five copies of Aircraft Carrier, a handsome catalogue produced in conjunction with a new exhibition at NYC’s Storefront for Art and Architecture. Contrary to what you might think, this intriguing show has nothing to do with warships. Rather, it explores Israel’s architectural evolution over the past three decades as capitalism has taken hold, a development spurred by US involvement in the country tracing back to 1973. The exhibition’s curious name refers to a comment by former U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Haig, who once called Israel “the largest American aircraft carrier in the world.” Keep reading!