Architect Kulapat Yantrasast is the Art World's Newest Darling

Courtesy Marciano Art Foundation/wHY

How the Thailand-born architect is leaving his mark on the Los Angeles culture scene.

Waiting at the entrance of the Marciano Art Foundation, a 1960s Masonic temple that he gutted, reprogrammed, and unveiled as a museum for the Guess Jeans founders’ multimillion-dollar collection in May, architect Kulapat Yantrasast has on a cobalt-blue jumpsuit. “I have 20 of these at home in different colors,” he says. “You never have to think about them.” A devil-may-care attitude comb...

 

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