New Museum: 40 Years New by Lisa PhillipsNew Museum: 40 Years New by Lisa Phillips

New Museum: 40 Years New

byLisa Phillips

Hardcover | December 11, 2017

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A rich, illustrated history of the New Museum, a pioneering, internationally renowned institution.

Through a detailed chronology that captures the New York museum's legendary firsts, major milestones, groundbreaking exhibitions, and prescient curatorial thinking, this book provides the first authoritative history on an institution whose bold and experimental spirit has made it a model twenty-first-century art museum. The book traces its growth, from its beginnings in a classroom at the New School, to its role as an international institution.

Lisa Phillips became the director of the New Museum in April 1999. Over the course of her tenure, the museum has grown into a major international cultural destination and has presented critically acclaimed exhibitions on a range of artists including Paul McCarthy, Elizabeth Peyton, Chris Burden, and Rosemarie Trockel. Prior to her role...
Title:New Museum: 40 Years NewFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 13.75 × 8.25 × 1.38 inPublished:December 11, 2017Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0714875252

ISBN - 13:9780714875255

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"A valiant story and an excellent reference book." —The New York Times