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Museum architecture

Author: Justin Henderson
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers ; Cincinnati, Ohio : Distributed to the Book trade and art trade in the United States by North Light Books, ©1998.
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"Outstanding architectural talent, combined with financial largesse, both public and private, has resulted in a new wave of museums all over the world. Through compelling photography, this beautiful volume examines the relationship of a museum to its site, context and collections. It presents the museum structure as a dramatic backdrop for the art it contains, and looks at how the building itself is recognized as  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henderson, Justin.
Museum architecture.
Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers ; Cincinnati, Ohio : Distributed to the book trade and art trade in the United States by North Light Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)607135851
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Henderson
ISBN: 1564964221 9781564964229
OCLC Number: 39760145
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: General-interest art museums --
Specialized art museums --
Other museums.
Responsibility: Justin Henderson ; [foreword by Arthur Rosenblatt].

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"Outstanding architectural talent, combined with financial largesse, both public and private, has resulted in a new wave of museums all over the world. Through compelling photography, this beautiful volume examines the relationship of a museum to its site, context and collections. It presents the museum structure as a dramatic backdrop for the art it contains, and looks at how the building itself is recognized as art."--BOOK JACKET.

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