Renzo Piano's new building for the Whitney set to open

April 23, 2015 8:13 PM

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Italian architect Renzo Piano has completed his new home for the Whitney Museum of American Art – an asymmetric steel and concrete block nestled amongst the industrial buildings of Manhattan's Meatpacking District (+ slideshow).

Conceived as a laboratory for artists, the new building for the prestigious New York art museum is a nine-storey structure boasting indoor and outdoor galleries, a conservation laboratory and the largest column-free exhibition space in the city.

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