Edward Larrabee Barnes's Dallas Museum of Art: An Architectural Development Study

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This study examines the development of Edward Larrabee Barnes's design concepts for the Dallas Museum of Art, from preliminary concepts and program statements by Director Harry Parker and Dallas Museum trustees, through initial planning and architect selection, to site selection, the Program and Space Study, Barnes's early conceptual plans, and his Dallas Arts District master planning. Influences on Barnes's work and his career development leading to the Dallas commission, his most ambitious museum to date, are examined. Discussion and documentation of design development is based on schematic studies, presentation drawings, models, and trustees' minutes. Design changes during construction and all ... continued below

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2 v. (xv, 772a [i.e. 773] leaves) : ill.

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Koerble, Barbara Lee August 1989.

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This study examines the development of Edward Larrabee Barnes's design concepts for the Dallas Museum of Art, from preliminary concepts and program statements by Director Harry Parker and Dallas Museum trustees, through initial planning and architect selection, to site selection, the Program and Space Study, Barnes's early conceptual plans, and his Dallas Arts District master planning. Influences on Barnes's work and his career development leading to the Dallas commission, his most ambitious museum to date, are examined. Discussion and documentation of design development is based on schematic studies, presentation drawings, models, and trustees' minutes. Design changes during construction and all phases of expansion planning are also discussed. The conclusion summarizes historical influences on the design and Barnes's fulfillment of program concepts.

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2 v. (xv, 772a [i.e. 773] leaves) : ill.

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Koerble, Barbara Lee. Edward Larrabee Barnes's Dallas Museum of Art: An Architectural Development Study, thesis, August 1989; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500359/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .