Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
By (author) Danny Danziger
Format: Paperback / softback
Museum by Danny Danziger
Book DescriptionAn ?intriguing? oral portrait of the people behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art ("Entertainment Weekly") Using more than fifty interviews, award-winning writer Danny Danziger creates a fascinating mosaic of the people behind New York's magnificent Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the aristocratic, acerbic director of the museum, Philippe de Montebello, to the curators who have a deep knowledge and passionate appreciation of their collections, from the security guards to the philanthropists who keep the museum's financial life blood flowing, Danziger brings to life this extraordinary world through the words of those who are devoted to making the Met the American institution it surely is.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114260
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Danny Danziger
Danny Danziger currently lives in London, and Museum is his twelfth book, including the acclaimed "1215: The Year of Magna Carta" and the bestselling "The Year 1000."
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