NYT architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff weighs in on the new Museum of Modern Art expansion by Yoshio Taniguchi. Alas, he has only nice things to say, e.g., "The expanded museum is a serene composition that weaves art, architecture and the city into a transcendent aesthetic experience." More entertaining is Ouroussoff's audio slide show of the new digs, his lilting voice guiding us back to the sleep we should not have awoken from this morn.
· Art Fuses With Urbanity in a Redesign of the Modern [NYTimes]
· Audio Slide Show: The New Modern [NYTimes]