Rem Koolhaas | the artist




The artist Rem Koolhaas
Born Nov 17 1944, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Style and technique of the artist: Architecture, Istanbul Biennial,


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Office for Metropolitan Architecture.

Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate
The splendor and uniqueness of MoMA’s history complicates its relationship with the present. The expectation of continuity penalizes what is "other," what does not "fit," or the "merely" contemporary. Beyond its power to intimidate, to set standards, to consecrate, an entire domain of exploration, experimentation has become problematic: its investment in a master narrative and the abundant evidence to support "the line" make certain new shows seem like mere tokenism or simply impossible. What can you challenge in a temple…


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