Photomuseum opens in Stockholm
"It will be a permanent place for world class photography, domestic and international photos at their best", says the webpage of the Photomuseum, which will open in Stockholm in June 2010. The location will be Stora Tullhuset on Stadsgården, Slussen, in between Gamla Stan and Södermalm, according to Dagens Nyheter. Rumors say that Albert Watson will exhibit in the new photomuseum in december next year. Details about the photomuseum will be launched in august. The building will also include a restaurant and a cruise center.
One of Swedens most wellrenowned architects, Ferdinand Boberg stands behind the building. He is also the architect of Thielska Galleriet, Waldemarsudde and the departmentstore NK in Stockholm. Does the name Stora Tullhuset sound familiar? Yes, it was originally supposed to be the home of an ABBA-museum.
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