Art and Its Publics
Museum Studies at the Millennium
Edited by Andrew McClellan
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Art and Its Publics by Andrew McClellan
Book DescriptionBringing together essays by museum professionals and academics from both sides of the Atlantic, Art and its Publics tackles current issues confronting the museum community and seeks to further the debate between theory and practice around the most pressing of contemporary concerns. * Brings together essays that focus on the interface between the art object, its site of display, and the viewing public. * Tackles issues confronting the museum community and seeks to further the debate between theory and practice. * Presents a cross--section of contemporary concerns with contributions from museum professionals as well as academics. * Part of the New Interventions in Art History series, published in conjunction with the Association of Art Historians.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631230472
(229mm x 154mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew McClellan
Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao, Paperback (January 2008)
Offers a framework for understanding contemporary debates as they have evolved in Europe and the United States. From the visionary museums of Boullee in the eighteenth century to the new Guggenheim in Bilbao and beyond, this book explores various aspects of museum theory and practice: ideals and mission; architecture; the public and commercialism.
Inventing the Louvre, Paperback (October 1999)» View all books by Andrew McClellan
Founded in the final years of the Enlightenment, the Louvre became the model for all state art museums subsequently established. This text chronicles the formation of the museum from its origins in the French royal picture collections to its apotheosis during the Revolution and Napoleonic Empire.
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Author Biography - Andrew McClellan
Andrew McClellan is Associate Professor of Art History at Tufts University. He is author of Inventing the Louvre: Art, Politics, and the Origins of the Modern Museum in Eighteenth--century Paris (1999).
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