History of art museums in Iceland
An edited volume about the history of 25 art museums in Iceland by 26 authors. The subject of the book is to shed light on the origin, growth and activities of art museums in Iceland. The articles attempt to answer the question: How have museums that specialize in collecting art, preserving and making it accessible, developed in Iceland? The subject can be seen as part of a wave of research in recent years that has raised questions about the origin and role of art museums in the past and present.
- 566 pages
- Language: Icelandic
- Published: 2019
- Publisher: University of Iceland
- Size: 17 cm x 24.5 cm
- Weight: 1375 g