Civilizing Rituals: Inside Public Art Museums
Routledge, 20/06/2005 - 192 páginas
Illustrated with over fifty photos, Civilizing Rituals merges contemporary debates with lively discussion and explores central issues involved in the making and displaying of art as industry and how it is presented to the community.
Carol Duncan looks at how nations, institutions and private individuals present art , and how art museums are shaped by cultural, social and political determinants.
Civilizing Rituals is ideal reading for students of art history and museum studies, and professionals in the field will also find much of interest here.
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Carol Duncan teaches art history at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Her essays have been collected in The Aesthetics of Power ( 1993). Re Visions: Critical Studies in the History and Theory of Art. This Ono ...
Chapter 1 of this book argues the idea of the art museum as a ritual, drawing on anthropological literature, philosophical notions about the aesthetic experience, and art historical and museological writings about the nature and mission ...
Advocates of art museums almost always argue one of two ideals: the educational museum or the aesthetic museum.6 In the educational model, works of art are framed as historical or art-historical objects, while in the aesthetic model, ...
... is built on the assumption that only works of art are philosophically and spiritually rich enough to merit isolated aesthetic contemplation, while "artifacts," as products of presumably less evolved societies, lack such richness.
9 As Turner himself realized, his category of liminal experience had strong affinities to modern western notions of the aesthetic experience - that mode of receptivity thought to be most appropriate before works of art.
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FROM THE PRINCELY GALLERY TO THE PUBLIC ART MUSEUM The Louvre Museum and the National Gallery London
PUBLIC SPACES PRIVATE INTERESTS Municipal art museums in New York and Chicago
SOMETHING ETERNAL The donor memorial
THE MODERN ART MUSEUM Its a mans world