4 May 2005

MoMA’s minimalist baroque [Praxis]

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Yoshio Taniguchi’s project for the expansion of the Museum of Modern Art is the fifth major reorganisation of the institution in its 75-year history. It embodies both a departure in scale and an organisational and stylistic reinvention that will surely set the character of the museum for the next generation.

Stephen Rustow, the chief architect on the project (and a close friend), reflects on a formalism that whispers loudly.

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