artnet news | Julia Halperin:

MoMA’s revamped second and third floors now boast a combined 15,000 square feet of gallery space, compared to the original 19,300 square feet.

The first phase of the Museum of Modern Art’s much-discussed expansion, unveiled yesterday, includes a spiffy new bookshop, sleek lounge areas, and refurbished galleries. But a final breakdown of the new spaces reveals that the museum has actually reduced the amount of space dedicated to the display of art in the first portion of its $450 million construction project… read more

Image: View of the second floor looking east with new Museum Store, espresso bar and The Daniel and Jane Och Lounge. Photo by Iwan Baan.