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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In her long-awaited book, she analyzes the public art museum not as a simple receptacle for art and cultural history but ... the tensions between public and private mission, and the vanities of great collectors is particularly welcome.
... Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 9 1.3 Instructions to visitors to the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC 10 1.4 National Gallery, Washington, DC, gallery with a work by Leonardo da Vinci 18 1.5 Modern art in the Tate Gallery, ...
3.10 A room in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Linsky Collection 69 4.1 A gallery in the Wallace Collection, London 74 4.2 Frick Collection, New York: the Fragonard Room 76 4.3 Huntington Art Gallery, San Marino, California 78 4.4 In ...
This book looks at a series of collections from what I believe to be a new perspective, namely, as ritual structures. The literature about art museums tends to represent them either as collections of things or as distinctive works of ...
From this perspective, art museums appear as environments structured around specific ritual scenarios - various examples ... Chapter 2 treats the Louvre Museum in Paris and the National Gallery in London and is concerned mainly with the ...
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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