frank gehry

“Yee-hoo! Lookie this! Wow! I wouldn’t wear it, but—has she tried it on yet?”

gagahat

SOUNDBITES — “Yee-hoo! Lookie this! Wow! I wouldn’t wear it, but—has she tried it on yet? [She had not.] I would open it up a little. Can that be more silver? … Since I’ve never designed a hat before, I was afraid she wouldn’t be able to walk. I did have an idea that involved people with sticks holding it up, walking behind her. I didn’t know how far I could go with this thing.” — Celebrity architect Frank Gehry on the hat he designed for Lady Gaga to wear during a performance with the Bolshoi Ballet at a Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art benefit [New Yorker]