Frank Gehry’s new museum in Paris

Paweł Żuk

Abstrakt

The article describes the circumstances surrounding the construction of the new Parisian museum by Frank Gehry. From the beginning dynamic form of Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation induce various associations among critics of architecture. Kim Willsher asks in the title of her article “Is it a cloud? Is it a cocoon?”. Leigh Silver invents even weirder comparison: “(...) Frank Gehry created a new structure in Paris looks like a robotic insect or an alien hive”. Another controversial project made by prominent architect caused a multitude of protests in the city considered to be open to the modern architecture.

Słowa kluczowe: Gehry, museum, Paris
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