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Collecting Modern

Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art since 1876

Collecting Modern( )
Author: Hiesinger, Kathryn B.
ISBN:978-0-300-12219-0
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

The Philadelphia Museum of Art was founded in 1876, after its home city hosted the Centennial, with the primary goal of acquiring important examples of contemporary design and decorative arts. Collecting Modern explores for the first time the development and significance of this extraordinary collection, making unprecedented use of the Museum's archival resources, much of which has never been published. This overview reveals changing attitudes toward collecting over time, as...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / Art
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.569 x 12.168 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:5.029 Pounds



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