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 ...
RE VISIONS: CRITICAL STUDIES IN THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF ART Series editors: Jon Bird and Lisa Tickner, Middlesex University Art history has been transformed as an academic discipline over the last twenty years.
Originally intended as a response to a centennial year exhibition of American art held at the Whitney Museum, an anti-catalog grew into a critical look at art museums and art exhibitions in general. For the eighteen people who wrote, ...
Or, to say it another way, it seeks a critical position outside the established terms of museum culture, articulating what happens in the space between what museums say they do and what they do without saying. It will, I hope, ...
... import.18 The eighteenth century's designation of art and aesthetic experience as major topics for critical and philosophical inquiry is itself part of a broad and general tendency to furnish the secular with new value.
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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