Mona is my generation's Sydney Opera House, a gamble that paid off

How cool it must have been to live through the construction and the opening of the Sydney Opera House in the mid 20th century. I imagine there was the feeling of something new and wonderful being created – not just for an elite with certain tastes and money, but for everyone.
That’s how I feel about the Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania. Mona is my generation’s Opera House. You may only go there once in your life (or not at all) but it’s comforting to know that it’s there (it’s hard to miss, really, looking like an enormous hybrid cruise ship-submarine that’s crashed into the cliffs... read more

 
21 August 2015 in Art & Culture, Views: 30
Source: Guardian
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