Gehry Museum Expansion In Philadelphia

Big changes are afoot at the Philadelphia Museum of Art — you know, the one with the “Rocky” stairs: ‘The “Core Project” is the first of three stages of the museum’s Frank Gehry-designed expansion. “[It] involves tearing out the existing auditorium, which sits directly beneath the Great Stair Hall, and replacing it with a space labeled the Forum.” Thomas Hine argues that the Forum misses every opportunity it has – and it forgets “the whisper”.’

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