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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She illuminates the ways in which museums in France, Britain and the United States engage their visitors in the performance of ritual scenarios and, through them, communicate and affirm ideas, values and social identities.
Rather, I am concerned with the way art museums offer up values and beliefs - about social, sexual and political identity - in the form of vivid and direct experience. If, in the chapters that follow, I insist on the existence of museum ...
... as post-colonial nations attempt to define and redefine their cultural identities and as minority cultures in the West seek cultural recognition. However pressing these issues, the question I am asking here is, although parallel, ...
... and excluded.9 Their conclusions support the notion of the art museum as a setting for ritual. However, the performance they identify is understood almost wholly as an exercise in class identity. Despite my admiration INTRODUCTION.
wholly as an exercise in class identity. Despite my admiration for Bourdieu's work, my concept of what happens in art museums does not coincide with his - at least not entirely. Without rejecting his valuable sociological insights, ...
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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