Making a Modern Classic by David Bruce Brownlee
|Title||Making a Modern Classic|
|Author||David Bruce Brownlee|
|Language||English, Spanish, and French|
Architecture, art, art history and city politics come together in this lively account of the evolution of the building that houses the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Archival photographs and excellent new color photos are coupled with the text to document this historic structure.The story starts with the decades of planning and construction preceding the its 1928 opening. Closure is reached with renovations and reinstallation projects of the 1990s.