History of art museums in Iceland 


An edited volume about the history of 25 art museums in Iceland by 26 authors. The book aims to shed light on the origin, growth and activities of art museums in Iceland. The articles attempt to answer the following question: how did the museums that specialize in collecting, preserving and making art accessible, develop in Iceland? This topic can be read in light of the recent wave of research that has raised questions about the origin and role of art museums in the past and present.

  • Softcover 
  • 566 pages 
  • Illustrated 
  • Language: Icelandic 
  • Published: 2019 
  • Publisher: University of Iceland 
  • Size: 17 cm x 24.5 cm 
  • Weight: 1375 g

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