Museums After Modernism: Strategies of Engagement / Edition 1

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Overview

Museums After Modernism is a diverse set of essays that addresses the urgent question of how the museum can be a public institution, a focus for critical debate and knowledge in an era when museums and galleries are increasingly being subsumed into national heritage and civic tourist industries through blockbusters and managed education programs. The book uniquely brings together artists, curators, art historians, and users to explore the strategies for non-canonical and creative fostering of the museum as a public space for dialogue and transformation in the postcolonial era. Combining theoretical reflections on the histories of the museum with recent case studies, Museums After Modernism goes beyond current museology and reconsiders the strategies of engagement with what the museum could be "after modernism."
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"A broad-ranging collection of intriguing essays that challenge current pedagogic practice, give examples of critical engagement, and raise important questions about the future of museums."
Eilean Hooper-Greenhill, University of Leicester
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405136273
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/5/2007
  • Series: New Interventions in Art History Series , #14
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Griselda Pollock is Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art at the University of Leeds, where she is also Director of the Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory, and History (CATH).

Joyce Zemans is an art historian and curator. She is a University Professor and Director of the MBA Program in Arts and Media Administration at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto.

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Table of Contents


List of Figures     ix
Notes on Contributors     xii
Series Editor's Preface     xvii
Preface     xix
Un-Framing the Modern: Critical Space/Public Possibility   Griselda Pollock     1
Women's Rembrandt   Mieke Bal     40
Museums and the Native Voice   Gerald McMaster     70
Exhibiting Africa after Modernism: Globalization, Pluralism, and the Persistent Paradigms of Art and Artifact   Ruth B. Phillips     80
Mirroring Evil, Evil Mirrored: Timing, Trauma, and Temporary Exhibitions   Reesa Greenberg     104
A Place for Uncertainty: Towards a New Kind of Museum   Vera Frenkel     119
The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi: Notes on Gesture, Medium, and Mediation   Mary Kelly     131
Riksutstallningar: Swedish Traveling Exhibitions   Ulla Arnell     141
Reframing Participation in the Museum: A Syncopated Discussion   Janna Graham   Shadya Yasin     157
"There Is No Such Thing as a Visitor"   Judith Mastai     173
"Anxious Dust": History and Repression in the Archives of Mary Kelly   Judith Mastai     178
On Discourse as Monument: Institutional Spaces and Feminist Problematics   Juli Carson     190
Bibliography     225
Index     235
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