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Garage Rocked: Kate Fowle and the Making of a Moscow Contemporary Art Museum

To understand Kate Fowle’s job at Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and how she does it, consider the case of Rashid Johnson, from whom Fowle commissioned a sculpture shortly after she became the museum’s chief curator in 2013. The … Read More


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Morning Links: ABC No Rio Edition

A profile on Charles Ray, “a disturbing presence in contemporary art.” [The New Yorker]May is officially Lower East Side History Month, and as such, punk-rock nonprofit cultural center ABC No Rio will be celebrating its 25-year anniversary with an exhibit … Read More


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Faena Forum, Arts Center Designed by Rem Koolhaas, Will Open in Miami in December 2015

Faena Forum, a 50,000-square-foot arts center designed by Rem Koolhaas, will open in Miami Beach in December of next year. It is the sister institution of Faena Art Buenos Aires in Argentina and will “encourage dialogue about Latin American cultural … Read More


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High Heels Follow Architecture and Design at Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum offers artistic takes on the high heel Read More


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Rethinking the Guggenheim Helsinki

An open design competition for a new museum in the Finnish capital reflects a change in the foundation‘s global strategy Read More


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

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


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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