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...humanity’s harmful potential. Inside the museum, beyond the gates designed by Vostell, other works underline these tensions: environments mechanized by technology lead the audience to take a critical look on modern progress; cars, motorbikes and televisions prefigure modernity in its...

...Louise Bourgeois sculptures, on display in the Rijksmuseum gardens from this spring, will form an intimate journal of recurring themes in the life and work of the artist. Several of the works relate to Bourgeois’s childhood, for example. The monumental works Spider (1996), Spider...

...work adds a vibrant focal point to the museum’s world-class display of international sculpture,” explains associate curator Mika Yoshitake. The cucurbit still holds a special place in Yayoi’s iconography. In 1948, it already appeared in some of her paintings and paper work,...

...adjoining Levi Sculpture Garden in 1988. Why did the museum decide to create not one but two sculpture gardens? Oliver Shell: The Wurzburger and the Levi families were both involved with the Baltimore Museum of Art and they each had a sculpture collection in their private gardens in different...

...store and a café. But no exhibition space here, the museum is outside. And indeed, amongst a collection of over 400 sculptures, approximately 200 are displayed outside. They are numerous. Very numerous! Maybe too numerous, because in some places, it becomes difficult to know where to look: they...

...against the sterile, static atmosphere of the museum. When invited to exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, he challenged the oldest and exemplary art institution by creating a huge white machine which exploded with huge uproar in the pond of the sculpture garden. Homage to New York (1960)...

...the outdoor space located on the fifth floor of the museum. Two towering windmills use the west wind blowing over the Meatpacking District, between the High Line and the Hudson River where the museum’s new building is now located, to pump air into the water of three circular basins of equal...

...bankruptcy. The collector offered to pay off the museum’s debts, to take the lead – he will remain at the head of the museum until his death in 1993 – and to display his collection of more than 4,000 works. Soon, the museum is renamed the “Norton Simon Museum”. In 1995, two years...

...artists of the time. For the past fifty years, the museum was located in the Upper East Side, in a historical building designed by Marcel Breuer. But in October 2014, it was transferred to a new building designed by Renzo Piano and situated at the foot of the High Line, in the Meat Packing...

...presents here a Tree Museum. As in the best museums, the director, Mr. Enea in this case, assembled the jewels of his magical collection. He explains: “Over the years I’ve collected many old and beautiful trees that would have been cut down to provide space for...