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formato:
11,7x15 cm
rilegatura:
brossura
pagine:
64
illustrazioni:
32 a colori
lingua:
inglese
pubblicazione:
Gennaio 2020
ISBN:
978-88-569-0720-9
prezzo:
3,00 euro

guide to the [dismantled] archaeological museum of paestum ceci n’est pas un musée a cura di gabriel zuchtriegel, maria boffa

this guide is due to be published at what is arguably the most awkward moment imaginable. in a few years’ time, the museum will undergo major refurbishment involving restoration work and a new layout. the collections will be moved and the rooms will be temporarily closed. what is the point of publishing a guide during this phase? well, we believe that although it may seem inappropriate, the moment is particularly opportune for grasping the sense of the museum of paestum. it is not a museum, even though the word appears in large bronze letters above the entrance: MVSEO.

…laid bare, stripped of most of its collections in order to carry out the work alluded to above, it reveals its true identity most clearly: that of a temple, a unique work of architecture in which antiquity and contemporaneity merge.  [gabriel zuchtriegel]

italian edition