Tate, Jim, Clarke, David V, Spencer, Helen and Cobo del Arco, B (2004) The Museum of Scotland and conservation issues of commissioned art. In: Modern Art, New Museums, Contributions to the Bilbao Congress. International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, London, pp. 16-20. ISBN 9780954816902

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The Museum of Scotland is a new building in Edinburgh which opened in November 1998 to present the history of Scotland from its geological beginnings to the present day. This article considers conservation issues within three themes: the building itself as iconic modern architecture and its effect on the exhibition displays and their development; modern art commissioned to enhance the displays in specific ways; and the use of modern sculpture for the actual display of archaeological artifacts.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: exhibiting, modern art, museology, Museum of Scotland (Edinburgh, museums, Scotland)
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Archaeology (to 2011)
Conservation and Analytical Research
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2019 16:42
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 16:42
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2236

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