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"Never so serious" : Venturi's Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery, London

Calder, Barnabas (2009) "Never so serious" : Venturi's Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery, London. In: A Modernist Museum in Perspective. Studies in the History of Art, 73 . National Gallery of Art, Washington [D.C.], pp. 183-199. ISBN 9780300121599

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Abstract

This fascinating book is the first critical examination of the East Building, I. M. Pei's celebrated addition to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Distinguished contributors consider this iconic building from various historical vantage points, from the evolution of its design to its place in 20th-century museum architecture.