The New James-Simon-Galerie
The New James-Simon-Galerie

The James Simon Gallery

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The Temple of the Bourgeoisie

 David Chipperfield has built an impressive, austere building – exactly to the Prussians’ taste. The James Simon Gallery aims to provide both a physical and metaphorical link between the city and Berlin’s Museum Island – but at a cost of €134 million, will it manage to arrest the decline in visitors?


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