MO Modern Art Museum

Vilnius, Lithuania Completed

Conceived as a cultural gateway that connects the 18th century grid to the medieval walled city, the Studio Libeskind’s design for the MO Modern Art Museum is a destination and new public space for the surrounding neighborhood.  The new museum references the local architecture in form and materials while becoming a modern space dedicated to the exploration of Lithuanian artist works from 1960 to the present.  The collection, belonging to Viktoras Butkus and Danguole Butkiene, co-founders of the non-profit Modern Art Center (MAC) Vilnius, contains more than 4,000 works including paintings: Vincas Kisarauskas “Falling Broken Man” 1965; Arvydas Saltenis “Woman”…

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