Christophe Buffet

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New Museum Selects Rem Koolhaas for Expansion on the Bowery

The New Museum may have a relatively modest budget for its expansion — $85 million — but the institution has selected a big-name architect to design it: Rem Koolhaas.<p>The museum is to announce on Wednesday that Mr. Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu of OMA will design a new building on the adjacent …

Museum openings this autumn and winter

UPDATE: It has now been confirmed that the Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on 11 November<p><b>Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa</b><p><i>Cape Town, South</b> …

Museums

After a Long Delay, the Palestinian Museum Debuts With a Star-Studded Show About Jerusalem

Exhibitions<p>Curator Reem Fadda's show fills the building that had sat empty for 15 months.<p>,<p>The Palestinian Museum in Birzeit—located just north of …

Museums

Christ & Gantenbein's concrete extension to National Museum Zurich photographed by Rory Gardiner

British photographer Rory Gardiner took these shots of Christ & Gantenbein's angular concrete extension to the National Museum Zurich when it was …

Architecture

Centre Pompidou to open Shanghai outpost in David Chipperfield's West Bund Art Museum

The Centre Pompidou has announced that it will open a Chinese outpost in Shanghai's David Chipperfield-designed West Bund Art Museum in 2019.<p>Called …

Art

Week 24 – The Tate Collection

<b>Why I picked this dataset</b><p>I think this dataset really lends itself to various aspects of data visualization and that’s partly why I picked it.<p>There …

Storytelling

MAD Architects releases new renderings of the Lucas Museum’s public loggia

The museum will contain rooftop gardens in an effort to replace some of the plantings taken up by the new structure. (Courtesy Lucas Museum)<p>The Lucas …

Tate’s New Leader Has ‘Fresh Eyes and a Lot of Energy.’ Is That Enough?

LONDON — When Maria Balshaw was the director of the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester, England, in 2008, she invited the performance artist Marina Abramovic and a couple of curators over for dinner. She cooked them a lamb-and-apricot tagine and served it at her kitchen table.<p>Then Ms. Abramovic made a …

Briefing

In further news: white supremacist vandals attack Rothko Chapel; Israeli minister bans art produced in solidarity with...<p>To experience the music of …

Agile user research at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: an interview with Liz Filardi and Karen Plemons

When you think of an institution as storied and grand as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, terms such as “agile” and “DIY” might not be the first to …

Hepworth Wakefield art gallery wins museum of the year award

Gallery is praised for creating new prize for sculpture and staging string of ‘breathtaking’ exhibitions<p>The Hepworth Wakefield art gallery in West Yorkshire has been named winner of the world’s biggest museum prize after a year of “breathtaking” exhibitions, booming visitor numbers and the creation …

Museums

Shaz Hussain on ‘diversity’ and changing the language we use in museums

<i>‘If you really want to make a significant change, start with the language you use’</i>, that was the quote Shaz Hussain, Collections Assistant at The …

There is a Swedish city where the CueCat lives on as a monument to media’s digital failures

— In the media world, few products have come to symbolize digital failure more than the CueCat, the feline-shaped, barcode-scanning device that flopped at the turn of the millennium, costing magazine and newspaper publishers tens of millions of dollars.<p>More than a decade later, a castaway CueCat …

Google Glass

Art of noise: how galleries became the best places to rave

If you just came into a gallery on a Tuesday and there’s a band playing in the corner, I’m not sure that’s successful Eliza Ryan<p>Next to a shiny Jeff Koons sculpture inside the Broad museum’s cavernous second-floor lobby, museum attendees mill around taking selfies with Takashi Murakami’s day-glo …

Art

LA officials unanimously approve George Lucas museum in "slam dunk" decision

The museum proposed by filmmaker George Lucas could finally come to fruition now Los Angeles city officials have given it the go-ahead.<p>The Lucas …

Museums

Tadao Ando will turn Paris’ former stock exchange into a museum

French billionaire François Pinault has big ambitions for Paris’ former stock exchange – and he’s enlisted Tadao Ando to realise them.<p>The luxury …

pinault

Against Linked Open Data

Linked Open Data may sound good and noble, but it’s the wrong way around.<p><i>It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an organization in possession</i> …

Ok, so the new @V_and_A public space + gallery are amazing but check out these loos 😍(same colour for boys apparently)👛🐷🌸🍧🎀💓 https://t.co/NSm2NxEdlz

Discursive versus Immersive: The Museum is the Massage

We live in an age in which everyday life is suspended within countless overlapping flows of information. Each of these overlapping flows operates as …

Museums

MoMA PS1 unveils futuristic solar canopy that reacts to heat, sunlight, and movement

MoMA PS1 just completed one of its most experimental and coolest installations to date. The Long Island City-based contemporary art museum wrapped up …

Visitor Journey Mapping: walking in our visitors’ shoes

Conxa Rodà<p>Visitor Journey Mapping workshop offered by Allegra Burnette and Liz Neely at Museums and the Web 2017. Photo: Conxa Rodà<p>In museums and …

Customer Experience

On Denmark's Jutland coast an elegant new museum counters a Nazi monolith

We wanted world-class design; but also the museum had to have coherence with its natural surroundings Claus Kjeld Jensen, director of Varde Museums<p>West Jutland’s fields and poppy-strewn meadows stretch as far as the eye can see. In the distance there are sand dunes knotted with sea lyme and marram …

Museums

​A New Approach to Artist Videos

Erica Gangsei<p>Erica Gangsei is the head of Interpretive Media at SFMOMA.<p>Projects + Perspectives<p>Find out more about the people and stories that make up …

Art

New Database Underway Recording Sixty Years of Getty Publications

Greg Albers, digital publications manager at Getty Publications, is leading a project to collect and provide access to information on every Getty …

Museum business models in the digital economy

<b>Museums are at a transitional moment.</b><p>Visitor numbers have grown to record highs over the last 15 years, driven by global tourism; by their opening up …

British Museum

Exploring the Cooper Hewitt collection with timelines and tags: guest post by Olivia Vane

<i>‘Black & white’ timeline detail, Cooper Hewitt data</i>“<i>A physical museum is itself a sort of data set — an aggregation of the micro in order to glimpse</i> …

The V&A's £55m new courtyard: 'Like a Marbella beach bar airlifted to South Ken'

Amanda Levete’s dazzling new porcelain piazza brilliantly reunites the museum with the Kensington streets. But the giant new jewellery box of a gallery lurking below ground is the real star of the show<p>A blinding sheet of white light bursts through the stone colonnade of the V&A, casting a glow …

Natural History Museum

Pilot 2: ASK on Demand

As promised, this week’s post is on our second pilot in search of our direction for ASK 2.0. For the first pilot, we provided devices in an attempt …