Synopses & Reviews
Today's museums are more than houses for artwork, they have become works of art themselves. With hundreds of dramatic color photographs, this handsome volume documents some of the world's most beautiful museums. Each museum is shown in detailed photographs, which provide a visual tour for the readers' delight. Accompanying text reveals the architect's thought process behind the design of the building: how the building interacts with the existing architectural environment, the layout considerations necessary in order to best showcase the art, and many other details. With all sizes of museums in diverse international locations, this volume is the perfect addition to the library of any architecture aficionado.
Table of Contents
General-interest art museums -- Specialized art museums -- Other museums.