German Chipperfield Museum to be Unveiled this Month

12 January 2010 (Last Updated January 12th, 2010 18:30)

The David Chipperfield-designed extension to Museum Folkwang in Germany will be unveiled in Essen on 28 January. The 26,360m² scheme has been extended with the addition of six new wings arrayed around a series of courtyards. New exhibition spaces including a cafe, restaurant,

The David Chipperfield-designed extension to Museum Folkwang in Germany will be unveiled in Essen on 28 January.

The 26,360m² scheme has been extended with the addition of six new wings arrayed around a series of courtyards.

New exhibition spaces including a cafe, restaurant, bookshop and library have been added to the museum.

The Museum Folkwang is the longest-established museum of contemporary art in Europe.