When world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly was commissioned to design a major new center for the arts at Duke University, he set about creating his first museum in North America and the first stand-alone museum in Duke's eighty-year history. The resulting 65,000-square-foot building has changed the cultural landscape of the university and indeed the Southeast. This book documents the genesis and design of the new museum, which opened on October 2, 2005. The building is named in honor of the family of Raymond D. Nasher, an ...

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2005, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780938989240

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