Civilizing Rituals by Carol Duncan
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Civilizing Rituals
By Carol Duncan

Civilizing Rituals

Inside Public Art Museums

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Civilizing Rituals by Carol Duncan

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415070126
ISBN-10: 0415070120
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-May-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book considers the material conditions in which the production and consumption of art takes place, looking at how art is presented to the community and how art museums are shaped by cultural, social and political determinants.

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