Do Museums Still Need Objects?–Now Available

Do Museums Still Need Objects?

Steven Conn

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4190-7 | $39.95 | £26.00

A volume in the Arts and Intellectual Life in Modern America series

Do Museums Still Need Objects?In this broadly conceived study Steven Conn examines the development of American museums across the twentieth century with a historian's attention and a critic's eye. He focuses on an array of museum types and asks illuminating questions about the relationship between museums and American cultural life.

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