Inside Public Art Museums
By (author) Carol Duncan
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Civilizing Rituals by Carol Duncan
Book DescriptionIllustrated 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415070126
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-May-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carol Duncan
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John Cotton Dana (1856-1929) started out as a reform-minded librarian intent on making libraries into engines of education, hence of opportunity, for women, workers and the business community. This book offers an account of Dana's founding of the Newark Museum and his radical exhibitions of items of mass manufacture.
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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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