Tadao Ando's Reimagined Clark Art Institute

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July 1, 2014
The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation. Read Full Article
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  The Clark Art Institute's tiered reflecting pools were conceived by Tadao Ando and developed by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.  Courtesy of: Clark Art Institute.

    The Clark Art Institute's tiered reflecting pools were conceived by Tadao Ando and developed by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.

    Courtesy of: Clark Art Institute.

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  Water cascades from one pool to the next and is then recycled and reused for landscape irrigation and building systems. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
    Water cascades from one pool to the next and is then recycled and reused for landscape irrigation and building systems. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
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  More than 65 percent of Ando's visitor center space is below ground, in order to maximize space without interfering with the surrounding landscape. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
    More than 65 percent of Ando's visitor center space is below ground, in order to maximize space without interfering with the surrounding landscape. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
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  New York architect Annabelle Selldorf, who in 2013 finished another art gallery in Chelsea for David Zwirner, is renovating both the original neo-Classical museum building and the Brutalist Manton Research Center. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
    New York architect Annabelle Selldorf, who in 2013 finished another art gallery in Chelsea for David Zwirner, is renovating both the original neo-Classical museum building and the Brutalist Manton Research Center. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
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  A portion of its collection came back to the Clark after a 3-year international tour which was seen by 2.6 million people. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
    A portion of its collection came back to the Clark after a 3-year international tour which was seen by 2.6 million people. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
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  Two hiking trails lead to the Lunder Center at Stone Hill which was designed by Tadao Ando in 2008. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
    Two hiking trails lead to the Lunder Center at Stone Hill which was designed by Tadao Ando in 2008. Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
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  The gallery at Stone Hill is currently presenting "Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith" (July 4-October 29). Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
    The gallery at Stone Hill is currently presenting "Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith" (July 4-October 29). Image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.

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