Explore the beautiful, challenging and complex role of architecture in shaping our experience of art today in The art of architecture. Wander through the galleries of the world; big and small, famous and not-so-famous, as we explore their design challenges, stories and spaces from the perspective of the architect.
Through a selection of some of the most important and (in)famous gallery projects of the last 25 years, this series will critically examine the inspiration and issues behind the gallery designs of the worlds’ leading architects including Jean Nouvel, Renzo Piano, SANAA and Zaha Hadid. Journey into local and international galleries and museums including Mona, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Sydney Modern Project.
Image: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA. Photo: Anders Toft / Pixabay
The emergence of the modern gallery: how did we get here?
Scales of ambition: the rise (and fall) of the ‘star-chitects’
Staging the encounter: the demands of art
Building in place: architecture and the gallery in time
Architecture and presence: the special case of Japanese design and the gallery
Tomorrow’s galleries today – and what they can tell us part 1
Tomorrow’s galleries today – and what they can tell us part 2