Malraux’s idea of an imaginary museum, a “museum without walls” (which he first announced in ), is a prescient manifesto of the digital. (file size: MB, MIME type: application/pdf). Expand view. One day in , André Malraux, the dazzling all-rounder who had . The Book on the Floor: André Malraux and the Imaginary Museum by.

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Norman Rule in Normandy — If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Starting from a close examination of the photograph of Malraux in his salon, art historian Walter Grasskamp takes the reader back to the dawn of this genre of illustrated art book.

You could not be signed in. This dialogue is possible only if artworks can be compared, whether in the museum space or in the mind of any individual. Write a customer review. Most users should sign in with their email address. As a government minister, Malraux had promoted the idea of creating full-size colour photographs of French paintings, for display in provincial museums.


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Andrs Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. But Malraux kept faith with the use of the camera as a tool of dissemination, and he eventually produced a book that brought together sculptures from all over — a museum untroubled by logistics and contingencies, shipping charges and insurance premiums.


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Malraux and the Musee Imaginaire: the ‘museum without walls’

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