Gallery: PHOTOS: Whitney Museum Adds a New Shipping Container Art Studi...

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This week the Whitney Museum inaugurated a brand new exhibition and studio space designed by shipping container architects-extraordinaire LOT-EK. The ultra-modern and eco-friendly addition complements the museum's 1960s concrete brutalist construction. It was commissioned by the Whitney as a space where the museum could hold special exhibits and activities for the Whitney education program, which includes art-making classes and informal lectures. To build the Whitney Studio LOT-EK joined six recycled shipping containers into one unique black cube with a dynamic fenestration.

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