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Art museum built underground gallery for 200 million

the art Museum Aros, to be expanded with a new underground udstillingsgalleri of 1000 square meters.

the Expansion of the aarhus museum of art amounting to 200 million dollars, informs the Aros in a press release.

The underground udstillingsgalleri be supplemented with the work 'The Dome' by american artist James Turrell.

It will with a diameter of 40 metres and a ceiling height of 15 meters offer an 'international unique experience', writes the museum.

- We have worked hard to bring to fruition this ambitious museum expansion, which we call 'The Next Level'.

- And we are therefore very happy for the support that the project receives both economic and political, says the director Erland G. Høyersten.

Aros is already known for the landmark 'Your Rainbow Panorama', which is a rainbow-coloured glass corridor on top of the museum with a lookout over the city.

The Danish-icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson is behind the iconic work.

James Turrel, who is the man behind the new project in Aarhus, known among other things from the 'Roden Crater'.

It is an observatory, which is built on top of a udslukt volcano in the Arizona desert.

The biggest contributor to the expansion of the aarhus museum of art is Salling Funds, which has donated 80 million dollars.

in Addition, the New Carlsberg foundation granted dkk 40 million.

Finally, there is given an anonymous donation of 10 million dollars. The rest is financed by Aros itself and the city of Aarhus.

the Expectation is that the project may be clear in the course of 2023, writes TV2 east Jutland.

Aros has, according to the museum's website approximately one million visitors per year.

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