Orlando Museum of Art pulls out of planned downtown expansion | Arts Stories + Interviews | Orlando

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The Orlando Museum of Art has termed off their programs to broaden into a downtown luxury apartment tower.

OMA introduced the planned growth last 12 months, with spectacular renderings of a downtown campus inside a 33-story tower. Whilst officials with the museum are remaining silent with the aspects, they have shared that this campus system has been cancelled.

“We are pursuing other downtown spot chances,” was the entirety of a statement shared by OMA Promoting Director Emilia Bourmas-Fry.

The new campus was touted as component of an “intense relaunch” program building towards OMA’s centennial in 2024. The relaunch centered on renovations, expansions and large-name displays. The status of that relaunch is a small fewer sure this 7 days, soon after their Jean-Michel Basquiat show was called into query by the New York Occasions. OMA management has managed that they did their thanks diligence in confirming the authenticity of the rarely noticed Basquiat paintings.

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Given that one more element of the relaunch was a different cache of almost never-found paintings from a massively well-liked artist (in this case, Jackson Pollack), OMA must really feel like all of their designs are at the moment under a microscope.


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