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Space race: how the pandemic is pushing museums to rethink design

Experts predict bigger galleries, a stronger connection to the outdoors and an end to the expansion juggernaut

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Tate Modern

Adrian Ellis on Tate's expansion: the definition of success

After a decade of acclaim, will its triumph be topped by Tate Modern 2?

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Museums

MoMA tower to loom over Manhattan

Concerns over Jean Nouvel skyscraper, to house museum extension in its base

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern gets £50m towards new extension from the government

The generous contribution is the highest made to a cultural project in 10 years

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Tate Modern

Tate expansion by Herzog & de Meuron secures $100m from British state

Swiss duo stake claim to be the art world’s favourite architects

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Tate Modern

Slower than planned, Tate Modern’s expansion starts in the basement

Only part of the project will be completed by next summer, with a lack of funds hampering progress

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Ziggurat extension for Tate

Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, this addition to the museum will provide much needed exhibition space

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MoMA reborn with newly expanded building

Taniguchi's addition to the institution has substantially increased the floor space - and the admission prices

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Museums

The new Imperial War Museum North is a failure—as a museum

Our reporter visits Daniel Libeskind’s latest building in Manchester

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Museums & Heritage

Ronald de Leeuw’s Dutch history lesson

The director of the Rijksmuseum is turning the famous museum into an artistic journey through Dutch history, and combining fine and decorative arts

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Victoria & Albert Museum

In my opinion. V&A Libeskind too “metaphorical”

A former keeper offers some practical suggestions

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MoMA has chosen three finalists for its renovation project

Bernard Tschumi, Yoshio Taniguchi, and a team of Jacques Herzog and Pierre do Meuron are in the running

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Who gets to build MoMA’s expansion?

As disgruntled museum staff strike, America’s most famous museum of modern art is trawling world-wide for a new architect