This Week in Art 12.25-12.31: Hiroshi Sugimoto Reimagines the Lobby at the Hirshhorn

Rendering of the redesigned Hirshhorn Museum lobby by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Courtesy of Hiroshi Sugimoto and NMRL/Tomoyuki Sakakida.

Last Monday the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announced that architect and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto has been commissioned to reenvision its lobby and interior entrance. The new space, opening to the public in February 2018, will feature custom furniture by Sugimoto, a 20-foot brass and tin coffee bar, and new digital displays.

Also this week:

Events & exhibitions

New York City


  • Rat Hole Gallery’s current exhibition is Roni Horn’s The Selected Gifts, (1974-2015), a collection of 67 photographs documenting gifts received by the artist over a period of 41 years. The photographs will be on view through March 4, 2018.