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LACMA Will Build a New Museum on Top of Its Old One

by Corinna Kirsch on May 1, 2013
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Museums can’t buy a new Louis Vuitton bag every time they want to show off their wealth so instead, they display bling by hiring big-name architects to create new and shiny, glass-filled galleries. LACMA will be joining this popularity game with a planned $650 million expansion by the Pritzker prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor. $450 will be allotted for construction with the remaining $200 million set aside for administrative expenses and contingency.

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