What attracts you most to the project of designing buildings
for contemporary art museums?
‘I love painting, but the idea of art has changed from painting.
the spaces in these centers don’t have to be defined by the need
for walls to hang pictures on. we can and should get away from
the box, from niety-degree angles. over the past thirty years,
artists have been engaged in a sometimes covert, always critical
relationship to the institutions that ultimately house their works.
minimalism, conceptualism, performance, installation art have
sought to disrupt the chain that leads from artwork to commodity
to collecting institutions. the legacy of ‘objectless’ art production
must be confronted in any attempt to conceive of a new museum
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