◎Featuring major museums from around the world, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, the de Young Museum in San Francisco, ◎Milwaukee Art Museum, The New Museum in New York, The Royal Ontario Museum, and the Art Gallery of Ontario
◎This book beautifully illustrates the national and architectural differences between each nation and how they choose to cherish their heritage
◎The Reflections series by ROADS is a visual exploration of the spaces and buildings that mirror the cultures in which they play such a crucial part
According to Orham Pamuk, "Realmuseums are places where Time is converted into Space."
In this lavishly illustrated title weinvestigate these spaces. Since Frank Gehry created the phenomenon that is TheGuggenheim in Bilbao, thus transforming the city into a popular touristdestination, there has been a boom in the investment, both creative andfinancial, in the architecture of museums. They showcase contemporary andexperimental architecture at its best.
Fully illustrated with exterior andinterior photography, Museums encircles the globeand highlights these modern showpieces alongside the timeless splendor of theirmore classical predecessors. The buildings presented represent a wide range ofspatial and architectural concepts, from the modest to the massive, from thesubtle to the show-stopping, from white cubes, to freestanding structuralbuildings, to lavish baroque masterpieces.
Text in English, French, German, and Spanish.