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Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display

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Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood. The contributors—museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropology—represent a variety of stances on the role of museums and their function as intermediaries between the makers of art or artifacts and the eventual viewers.

Synopsis:

Bringing together museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropology, Exhibiting Cultures engages in debate over meaning and representation that have accompanied and driven museums' efforts regarding multiculturalism. The contributors represent a variety of stances on the role of museums and their function as intermediaries between the makers of art or artifacts and the eventual viewers.

Synopsis:

Offers information from the conference entitled "Poetics and politics of representation" on setting up museum displays.

About the Author

Ivan Karp is National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Liberal Arts at Emory University and director of the Center for the Study of Public Scholarship.

Steven D. Lavine is the president of the California Institute of the Arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560980216
Editor:
Karp, Ivan
Editor:
Lavine, Steven D.
Editor:
Karp, Ivan
Editor:
Lavine, Steven D.
Author:
KARP I
Author:
Karp, I.
Author:
Karp, Ivan
Editor:
Lavine, Steven D.
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Location:
Washington :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Museums
Subject:
Public Relations
Subject:
Exhibitions
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Care & Restoration
Subject:
Museum techniques
Subject:
Culture diffusion
Subject:
Museums -- Educational aspects -- Congresses.
Subject:
Museums -- Educational aspects.
Subject:
Art-Museums and Collections
Subject:
Architecture-Architects
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
9274
Publication Date:
19910531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
80 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.1 in 1.65 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Bringing together museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropology, Exhibiting Cultures engages in debate over meaning and representation that have accompanied and driven museums' efforts regarding multiculturalism. The contributors represent a variety of stances on the role of museums and their function as intermediaries between the makers of art or artifacts and the eventual viewers.
"Synopsis" by , Offers information from the conference entitled "Poetics and politics of representation" on setting up museum displays.
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