The Petersen Automotive Museum.

Across the street from Renzo Piano’s LA County Museum of Art on Museum Row bursts forth the new Petersen Automotive Museum, opened in 2015. Like a mummified volcano at a daytime disco, the three-storey structure erupts in reflective ribbons. Designed by New York-based Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), “The Pete” (as it will henceforth be known for reasons largely unrelated to my own […]