The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

In the Crit> The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum Sarah F. Cox asks if Zaha Hadid can make Michigan State University a cultural destination.

As a work of architecture, the $40 million Broad is delightfully bad at being Midwestern. Sharp, flashy, and screaming for attention, its angles point towards staid brick campus buildings in an almost accusatory tone…This building will succeed as a vessel for parties, first and foremost, which should also provide some intrigue to both those inside and out, thanks to giant glass walls.

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