One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.
For the many visitors who've flooded The Broad Museum at its official opening this past weekend, the experience was full of surprises. Built by prominent architectural firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the museum building grabs ones' attention from the get-go.
We had the pleasure to talk to the architecture firm's founding partner Elizabeth Diller, who provided us with some basic information on the concept of the museum's architecture with its "veil-and-vault" idea, the challenges the architecture studio faced and how they worked with the natural light.
Hudson Yards in particular has challenged conventional thinking and brought about a one-of-kind collaboration between planners, developers, architects, landscape architects, engineers and even soil scientists.
Upon entering Shulamit Gallery in Venice, one encounters a subtle, abstract, white on white wall relief by LA artist David Abir. This is another case where it is up to us viewers to count the number of shades of white.
Architect Phil Freelon, whose Freelon Group recently merged with Perkins+Will, will be heading to Atlanta on June 23 for opening ceremonies centered around the design of his newest civic space: It's the strikingly symbolic National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR).
A museum is probably the last place you'd expect to find perfume -- but one museum saw that the art of perfumery and the design of the scent could be viewed as an art form as legitimate as music, literature, sculpture and painting.
In our office we are interested in creating a framework by which the word 'technology' can indeed be engaged through its practical corollaries -- communication and material -- in the creation of architectural and urban space.
What would you say if I told you that I was about to build a new art museum with gallery walls that could not be hung with art and a skylit exhibition space that would be used to display light-sensitive works?