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ART 318 - Building the Museum: Collecting and Displaying Art from the Renaissance to the Present

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
From the time that the first public art museums were established in Europe centuries ago, they have often been intended to be seen as works of art in themselves. In many instances, the function and purpose of these buildings have evolved, leading to renovation, reinvention, and even demolition. Through a set of case studies dating from the fifteenth century to the present, the course examines different architectural settings and design strategies for museum buildings and displays around the globe.  T. Barton Thurber.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.

One 2-hour period.

Course Format: CLS

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