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NYT Weighs in on the Jewish Museum

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Selected quotes from today's New York Times review of the Contemporary Jewish Museum: "But why, then, is there an impression of something unsettled and unsettling here, as if something crucial were missing? The problem is evident first in Mr. Libeskind’s architecture ... his San Francisco building is not particularly comfortable or reassuring ...Its skewed geometries are unsettling; the effect is more vertiginous than harmonious. Alienation rather than stability is suggested, despite the self-conscious symbols being grasped at." In other words: it's unorthodox. [NYT]

Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103