I had long admired the provocative photographs, ranging from Legos on crack and Byzantium anthill to beautifully ugly.
At this early hour, I was lucky to be able to roam undisturbed among the interior connecting plazas.
The unusual color palette leaves me riveted and I am reminded of Doig’s paintings from earlier in the day.
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It is both historic and futuristic — a gleaming apparition that has yet to fully take hold.
Image via Safdie Architects10am: Musee Des Beaux-Arts The impetus for this quick sojourn is Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands at the Musee Des Beaux-Arts, a recent exhibition that originated in Scotland and does not travel to the US.
I enter through the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, another Safdie design, built in 1991 (above) and is fussy and aggressive.
The Whitney ended up leasing their iconic Marcel Breuer building to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but imagine if they had partnered with The Arch League to create the ACA — the American Center for Architecture.
Image via Artcyclopedia3pm: Biosphere The architectural community is obsessed with the geodesic dome and its pied piper is Buckminster Fuller.
Image via Rose and Partners The 130,000-square-foot center is a mash up of minimalist tendencies overlaid by Post-Modernism, resulting in a surprisingly airy and subtly humorous environment.