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Thursday, May 28, 2009
Cenotaph for Newton by Étienne-Louis Boullée
There are two ionic visions of museum that are readily conjured. The first is marble Beaux-Arts tomb for art.
Étienne-Louis Boullée and Claude Nicolas Ledoux were product of a Beaux -Arts education, but rather than dwell in the ornate and decorative formal aspects they turned their attention and efforts towards more visionary and utopian ideas.