• The Best Museum in the World

    6 monthes ago - By Open Space

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    Because it wasn't what I was expecting, I walked right past it: a low, glass-clad rectangle, a clean-lined mid-century rebuke to the ornate camp of Stalin's Palace of Culture directly across the street. I had only been in Warsaw for a few days, double-checking my map in confusion, retracing my steps under the cold, flat October sky.
    At first glance, the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw looked a lot like a giant showroom, which is what the building had been for many years. The museum's residence in this odd location was the result of a tangled mess of architectural competitions, design and...
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