SFMoMA’s Starchitect-Heavy Shortlist for New Fisher Wing Leaked

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Perhaps you’ll remember last September when a thunderous hooray was issued from inside the hallowed halls of SFMoMA when it was announced that their courting had paid off and they would be receiving the coveted and massive Donald Fisher modern art collection. That hooray kept going all the way out to February when the museum released a statement that they’d managed to raise $250 million, largely from “core members of [its] board,” in order to build a new wing to house Fisher’s collection. And now it looks like they’re going to spend every last dime of that haul, as Curbed SF received a leaked, top secret shortlist of what architects the board has decided to approach to design it. As you likely guessed, it’s starchitects galore, from Renzo Piano to Rem KoolhaasOMA. Only six names of the eight finalists (or, rather, those SFMoMA are just offering it to) have been leaked, but we’re figuring the two still hidden are your regular big shots, like a Hadid or a Foster. Bustler has some additional info on the future building and architect hunt, should you want to read on.