Alluding to Fascist architecture, the blank arcades are "classical" but all decoration is eliminated. Like a temple, the gallery is on a raised base.
The front facade and entrance
The 30 foot high entrance lobby with central "bridge" and repeated rear windows echoing the front entrance
Looking from the "bridge" to the entrance and the ceiling with gold-leaf lighting disks
The second floor hallway
The exterior facade belies the interior which actually has 2 stories on each side of the full-height lobby. Gallery space is at each end of this second floor hallway.
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