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Title Museum culture : histories, discourses, spectacles / Daniel J. Sherman and Irit Rogoff, editors.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    708 MUS    Available
Description xx, 301 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Media & society; v. 6
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : frameworks for critical analysis / Daniel J. Sherman and Irit Rogoff -- The German Art Museum and the history of the nation / Detlef Hoffmann -- The Whitechapel picture exhibitions and the politics of seeing / Seth Koven -- "An elite experience for everyone" : art museums, the public, and cultural literacy / Vera L. Zolberg -- Identity as self-discovery : the ecomuseum in France / Dominique Poulot -- With open doors : museums and historical narratives in Israel's public space / Ariella Azoulay -- The museum as metaphor in nineteenth-century France / Chantal Georgel -- Quatremére/Benjamin/Marx : art museums, aura, and commodity fetishism / Daniel J. Sherman -- The struggle against the museum ; or, the display of art in totalitarian space / Boris Groys -- "Degenerate art" and documenta I : modernism ostracized and disarmed / Walter Grasskamp -- The times and spaces of history : representation, Assyria, and the British museum / Frederick N. Bohrer -- From ruins to debris : the feminization of fascism in Germany-History museums / Irit Rogoff -- A new center : the national museum of women in the arts / Anne Higonnet -- Selling nations : international exhibitions and cultural diplomacy / Brian Wallis.
Subject Art museums -- Philosophy.
Art museums -- Educational aspects.
Art -- Exhibition techniques.
Added Author Sherman, Daniel J.
Rogoff, Irit.
ISBN 0816619514 (acid-free)
9780816619511 (acid-free)
0816619530 (pbk. : acid-free)
9780816619535 (pbk. : acid-free)

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