museums

Architecture Mar 1, 2010

Architecture Now! Museums

Catch up with recent trends in museum architecture through Architecture Now! Museums. 50 projects are highlighted, each representing major figures who have pushed the boundaries of contemporary museum design. Frank Gehry’s Art Gallery of… Read more
Uncategorized Feb 8, 2010

Juxtapoz’s Top 100 Museums & Galleries

Juxtapoz recently shared their favorite (0r rather “top”) 100 museums and galleries. Some store fronts are included in the mix as well, and as you might expect the choices skew to the modern and contemporary. They also tie closely to… Read more
Uncategorized Jan 29, 2010

Tour the Scottish Football Museum

Being a big fan of sports museums and being a bit excited about a weekend full of footie, I wanted to share this tour of the Scottish Football Museum. Nice bit of history, and a good way to slide into … Read more
Uncategorized Dec 18, 2009

Favorite Museums | Winterthur

Though a little biased (I went through the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture), Winterthur Museum is my all-time favorite place. The house museum contains an unparalleled collection of decorative arts, collected by Henry Francis… Read more
Uncategorized Dec 9, 2009

Exhibition Preparation | The Archives of AMNH

Yesterday, though the blog of Sub-Studio Design, I discovered this magnificent archive of exhibition preparation photographs from the American Museum of Natural History. Ranging from shots of staff moving the skelton of a brontasaurus (see… Read more
Art Dec 4, 2009

Favorite Museums: The Rothko Chapel

While not strictly speaking a museum, Houston’s Rothko Chapel is a magnificent place. Founded in 1971 by John and Domique de Menil, the chapel is an intimate meditative sanctuary. Rothko was commissioned to shape the environment and… Read more
Uncategorized Nov 27, 2009

Favorite Museums | ICA Boston

The ICA Boston was founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art, but it was not until the erection of the current building (designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro) that the institution became a frequent destination for me. … Read more
Architecture Nov 13, 2009

MAXXI: National Museum of XXI Century Arts

No stranger to working on contemporary art museums, contemporary designer Zaha Hadid was charged with creating space for Italy’s first public institutions dedicated to the subject. The MAXXI is broken into two spaces, one each for art and… Read more
Art Nov 3, 2009

Howard’s Abode Installation Timelapse Video

Despite not being timely, I’m forever fascinated by the exhibition installation videos posted on ArtBabble. Watching an exhibition take form, and noting the work that goes into it – from spacial concerns to mounting – brings new… Read more
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