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[Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston]
  • ethereal haven
    "If it can be detailed and built as well as it's been designed, the new Institute for Contemporary Art should be a gem." (Robert Campbell, bg_02.09.04)

  • visible support
    "Museums that helped guide Jill Medvedow ...
    • Kunsthaus, Bregenz, Austria -- Peter Zumthor
      Reason: "Quality of light"
    • Beyeler Foundation, Basel, Switzerland -- Renzo Piano
      Reason: "Quality of light"
    • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis -- Edward Larrabee Barnes
      Reason: "Gentle approach between galleries" (Robert Campbell, bg_02.09.04)

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    "Museums that helped guide Diller Scofidio ...
    • Kunsthalle, Rotterdam, the Netherlands -- Rem Koolhaaa
      Reason: "Section as driving force of design"
    • Cy Twombly Gallery, Menil Collection, Houston -- Renzo Piano
      Reason: "Sublime light"
    • Jewish Museum, Berlin -- Daniel Libeskind
      Reason: "Raw power" (Robert Campbell, bg_02.09.04)


  • "." (Robert Campbell, bg_02.09.04)



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  • cacophony
    "It seems unfortunate that the ICA didn't include artists in the design process from the get-go. ...

    Medvedow points out, however, that ICA's architects Diller +Scofidio are artists as well." (Christine Temin, bg_02.09.04)



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