They are ‘tres chique’, over-stylish, over-designed, cosmopolitan and you can find the best ones in magazines like Vanity Fair and FRAME magazine; they generally serve good coffee, wonderful cakes and always sandwiches with mozzarella cheese; they are often considered relational art works, confirm the museum as a relational place and become cultural get-togethers for local cultural practitioners; they have dramatic views over the city, spectacular design and tend to have huge dimensions; they can be cosy and good places to read books; they are increasingly public and sometimes yield more visitors and income than the actual museum as such.
(None of these photographs were taken by myself. I hope the photographers don’t mind since it’s not for commercial purposes.)
None of these photographs were taken by myself. I hope the photographers don’t mind, it’s not for commercial purposes.