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PALACES OF ART: ART GALLERIES IN BRITAIN, 1790-1990. Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, 1991. Distributed by Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, London. 188 pp. with 239 ills. (10 col.). 27 x 21 cm. LC 92-217189 ISBN 0950156450 In English.
This study of the history and architectural evolution of English and Scottish art galleries presents some 150 photographs, drawings, paintings and prints depicting the facades and interiors of a wide variety of public and private exhibition spaces, ranging from country houses, university galleries and national art museums to auction houses and other commercial establishments. Detailed commentaries on the featured structures augment five illustrated essays discussing the origins and character of art galleries in England and Scotland, approaches to the design, lighting and decoration of exhibition spaces since the 18th century, historical techniques of displaying art works, and the architecture of postwar galleries.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 02,04,24
Worldwide Number: 023487
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