Tag Archives: Rem Koolhaas

The landmark Udarnik cinema, opened in 1931, will soon be transformed into a private museum of contemporary Russian art.
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Making Moves in Moscow

Two major Russian art spaces will reopen in historic buildings Read More

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Building a Greater Hermitage

Director Mikhail Piotrovsky says the museum’s biggest projects were born in times of crisis—which explains why he is now supervising an expansion, a reinstallation, and several new international venues. Read More

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
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The New Serenity

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