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Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience

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A new book by Neil Harris is always an event, and "Capital Culture" will be no different. In this monumental and very readable book, Harris brings to life J. Carter Brown, Washington s National Gallery, and the cultural life of the national capital. Brown was the longest-serving director of the National Gallery (1969-1992), and his tenure had important consequences not just for that institution but for the American museum world as a whole. In telling this story, Harris leads readers to consider the role of powerful and ...

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Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience
2016, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226434469

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Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience
2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226067704

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