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Guggenheim, Bilbao Sign Agreement

Artforum reports that the Guggenheim Foundation has approved an “agreement governing the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao for another twenty years.”The contract comes about when Guggenheim satellites in other locales are under scrutiny. In Finland, where one is planned for Helsinki, The … Read More


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Marked Sherds

Machu Picchu, Yale, and the world stage. Read More


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The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More


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The Incredible Growing Art Museum

In a multibillion-dollar building boom, museums around the globe are erecting new structures or expanding their current homes. As they tailor themselves to accommodate bigger art, larger crowds, and broader missions, the very notion of the museum is evolving in the process. In a multibillion-dollar building boom, museums around the globe are erecting new structures or expanding their current homes. As they tailor themselves to accommodate bigger art, larger crowds, and broader missions, the very notion of the museum is evolving in the process. Read More