An Investigation into Collecting in the European Tradition
By (author) Susan M. Pearce
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On Collecting by Susan M. Pearce
Book DescriptionOn Collecting examines the nature of collecting both in Europe and among people living within the European tradition elsewhere. Susan Pearce looks at the way we collect and what this tells us about ourselves and our society. She also explores the psychology of collecting: why do we bestow value on certain objects and how does this add meaning to our lives? Do men and women collect differently? How do we use objects to construct our identity? This book breaks new ground in its analysis of our relationship to the material world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415075619
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan M. Pearce
Collecting in Contemporary Practice, Paperback (December 1997)
This text highlights the significance of collecting in relation to the cultural process, contemporary attitudes to material culture, and collecting as postmodern activity.
On Collecting, Hardback (June 1995)
This book examines the nature of collecting both in Europe and among people living within the European tradition elsewhere.
Interpreting Objects and Collections, Hardback (October 1994)
Bringing together significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections, this volume examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things.
Art in Museums, Hardback (October 1994)» View all books by Susan M. Pearce
Aims to canvass past and contemporary problems of cultural representation and of the relationship between the artist, the museum and society, exploring issues relating to audiences for art, and the role of galleries in these and other debates.
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