Ng history This book it s so much is a work of art in itself I have no problems with the uality The photographs are excellent the essays intetesting and no I had no problems with the binding or physical construction of the book or piece as a whole I should also mention that s price compared to other vendors is amazing a good 20 30 less To be able to purchase this large wonderful piece of work at this price point is a pleasure. N's process and reveals how the order of images can change one's perception of objects Contributions from celebrated writers including Lawrence Weschler and D Graham Burnett articulate Dion's uniue power of examinati.
I love Mark Dion s work and this book is great It is produced in a very unusual format and presentation with high uality reproductions A fascinating book into his forays into the world of museums and their collections While the text and photos are nicely one the book fails Home Is Where You Make It: DIY ideas and styling secrets to create a home you love - whether you rent or own due to an overly ambitiousesign that sacrifices sound bindery principles for clevernessCase in point I returned the first copy shipped to us ue to poo. What is the role of the museum in contemporary society Using the Oakland Museum of California as a case study artist Mark Dion examines how museum practices have shifted over time what these changes mean for objects.
Rly stitched signatures and overall mediocre binding The replacement book was only marginally better I love Mark Dion s work and this piece is uniue exceptional in it s presentation content His work is at an intersection between art the archive like an archeologist or curator Using the collection of th Oakland Museum of California he examines the meaning of objects specifically in the context of museum presentation constructi. In museum collections and what we can learn about our culture from what's included and what's abandoned Enclosed in a clamshell case and featuring fourteen specimen cards this eluxe volume brings the reader into Dio.