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MUSEI E IDENTITÀ, UN INTRECCIO DIFFICILE

 

Gerardo de Simone, Emanuele Pellegrini

 

The identity of museums imore and more a critical issue nowadays: new museums are raising everywhere, from the Arabian peninsula to Eastern Asia, not to say of “exotic” offshore seats created by the best known “brand” museums such as the Louvre and the GuggenheimTraditional museums compete with contemporary exhibition sites (usually designed by star architects)national ambitions and international vocations co-exist, often dialectically and problematically interweaving.