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First Look at the Prado’s New Annex

Journalists got a tour from architect Rafael Moneo today of his new annex to Prado in Madrid. The construction is done but the annex will not open to the public until the fall.
It includes temporary exhibition space, print and drawings rooms (allowing display of Goya prints now in storage) and a sunlit space for sculpture in a space that had been occupied by the relocated cloister of “the 15th-century Jeronimo church, which was [controversially] removed stone by stone and reassembled inside the extension,” reports Ciaran Giles of the Associated Press.
El Pais, the Madrid newspaper, has the photos. They look gorgeous.

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