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Making Ends Meet: Essays and Talks, 1992-2004
     

Making Ends Meet: Essays and Talks, 1992-2004

by Ian Wedde
 

Passionate, witty, and erudite, these essays by a radical curator describe how museums approach their sometimes conflicting missions to sponsor scholarship, generate popular appeal, and claim social significance. This analysis includes discussions of art and ethnology, the failure of late-Modernist art history, the construction of official culture, the

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Passionate, witty, and erudite, these essays by a radical curator describe how museums approach their sometimes conflicting missions to sponsor scholarship, generate popular appeal, and claim social significance. This analysis includes discussions of art and ethnology, the failure of late-Modernist art history, the construction of official culture, the intellectual history of European exploration in the Pacific, problems with cultural studies of the Pakeha Maori, and the conservation of archives and narratives.

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ISBN-13:
9780864735034
Publisher:
Victoria University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.25(d)

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