The newest museum in Los Angeles has been affectionately christened “The Cheese Grater,” even though there are at least two other buildings which look like they’d shred cheddar far more effectively. But what else does The Broad resemble? We demanded, you delivered.
Locals have taken to calling it the Cheese Grater, but there’s so many more things that the new Broad Museum’s wacky facade evokes. A sponge. A giant Jambox. A celebrity whale. Now it’s your turn to tell us what you see.
“How do you build next to this beauty?” architect Liz Diller said yesterday, pointing next door to the glinting dorsal fins of Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall as she stood in front of the new Broad Museum, which she designed.