Tag Archives: Renzo Piano


Renzo Piano as Light and Space Artist

With his new building for the Whitney Museum opening May 1, the architect’s 2013 expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum offers insights into his approach Read More

Architectural rendering of 540 West 25th Street, New York. 


Morning Links: New Pace Gallery Edition

Pace Gallery will be renovating their Chelsea gallery at 540 West 25th Street, to begin in December 2015 with an estimated completion date of fall 2017. The gallery will take up 40,000 square feet of space in a new 60,000 square-foot building … Read More


Confrontation at Harvard Art Museums

Harvard’s new Piano plays off the Le Corbusier next door, and not everyone is happy with the tune Read More


At High Museum, the Renaissance in Full Stereo

A new exhibition transform a Renzo Piano interior into that of the Florence Cathedral Read More

The Harvard Art Museums, during renovation and expansion, November 21, 2013LESVANTS.COM

Veritas! After Six Years, Harvard Art Museums’ Renzo Piano Home Is Nearly Ready: A Peek Inside

Curators at the Harvard Art Museums are spending the summer installing works in the new Renzo Piano-designed building, which has significantly boosted the university’s ability to display its wide-ranging collections. They’re working toward November 16, the date when Harvard’s Fogg … Read More


Fruits of the Vineyard

An ancient French vineyard is reborn as a site for permanent art installations and modern architecture 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

The New Serenity

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