MoMA Has Lost Its Edge

Philip Johnson died last week without ever having seen Yoshio Taniguchi's completed expansion of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Confined to his Connecticut estate, he was too frail to travel to the museum's opening event and had stopped offering ideas to the Modern's curators. It is hard to imagine that Johnson - the founding director of the Modern's department of architecture and design - would have been much impressed by the reinstallation of the department's main galleries more than 60 years after he organized its inaugural show. For the full story - click the title Irish Art