Frank Gehry sees end to 'bombastic' monuments as Eisenhower tribute unveiled

Architect, 91, tells Guardian the statues going up today are ‘fairly modest compared to the ones coming down’

As historic statues are torn down or questioned across America, Frank Gehry, one of the world’s leading architects, has declared an end to the age of bombastic “great man” monuments.

Related: Frank Gehry on his memorial to Eisenhower: ‘His accomplishments bring tears to my eyes’

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