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10 November 2010

2006 – Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Herzog & de Meuron The Walker Art Center is a contemporary art center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The Walker is considered one of the “big five” museums for modern art in...

05 August 2010

1959 – Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright This distinctive and iconic building was Wright’s last major work, and instantly polarized architecture critics although today it is widely revered. Its appearance is in sharp contrast to the...

08 July 2010

1971 – Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Gustavo da Rosa / Number Ten Architectural Group The Winnipeg Art Gallery is sited on an awkward triagular site, which it responds to aggressively by terminating in a sharp point. Most of...

13 June 2010

1994 – Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

Architect: McCullough Mulvin The original Temple Bar Studios were located in a former clothing factory. This purpose built premises contains thirty artist’s studios in a range of sizes (available for artists to rent)...

11 June 2010

1995 – Arthouse, Curved Street, Dublin

Architect: Shay Cleary Architects The Arthouse building is sited on Dublin’s newest street – the imaginatively named Curved Street. The building is a four storey over basement complex occupying the concave side of...

11 June 2010

1996 – Gallery of Photography, Meetinghouse Square, Dublin

Architect: O’Donnell & Tuomey The Irish Photography Centre contains three main elements – the Dublin Institute of Photography, the National Photographic Archives and the Gallery of Photography. All are sited in two buildings...

10 June 2010

2002 – National Gallery of Ireland Millennium Wing, Clare Street, Dublin

Architect: Benson + Forsyth Designed by Benson + Forsyth (architects of the Museum of Scotland) as an extension to the National Gallery of Ireland, the Millennium Wing brings the gallery closer to the...

31 May 2010

2006 – MCA Denver, Colorado

Architect: Adjaye Associates The 27,000-square-foot structure sits on a tight corner lot in Denver’s Central Platte Valley. This former rail yard is now filled with new condos, shops, and parks. Adjaye, employed tinted...

29 May 2010

1971 – Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Architect: Gio Ponti This is a fortress for art – resembling nothing less than the keep of a medieval castle. A 24-sided, 7-storey construction, the exterior of the building is clad in grey...