6 edition of The Making of the British Galleries at the V&A found in the catalog.
June 1, 2004
by Victoria & Albert Museum
Written in English
|Contributions||Nick Humphrey (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||296|
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A large team, of V&A staff and outside consultants, is working on the project. This includes a design team of interior and exhibition designer Dinah Casson of Casson Mann, architect Alistair Gourlay of GA Associates and interior design consultant David Mlinaric.
Inthe Victoria and Albert Museum, London, opened its new British Galleries to huge international acclaim. The V & A is the model for decorative arts museums the world over, and these revolutionary, award-winning new galleries provide a completely original, dynamic, and innovative approach: everything from audience access to display cases was reappraised.
Opened inthe British Galleries immediately received international acclaim and subsequently won awards. This book details the immense task of putting the galleries together, from the initial early days of research to the acquisition, design and implementation.
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