Imagine a museum with unlimited space and budget… NPR this morning reported on a new book from Phaidon, The Art Museum, which has compiled extensive museum highlights from around the world into one collection – the ultimate museum. Over 100 people spent a decade researching and tracking down works. Disparate parts of one altarpiece were virtually reconnected. Set up like a series of galleries, rather than book chapters, the book strives to put creators and their work into context.
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