Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

by Claire Robins

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ISBN-13: 9781409436171
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Edition description: 1
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Claire Robins is a senior lecturer in Art, Design and Museology at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London,UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Part I Artists, Museums and Education in Historical Context: Shifting priorities for learning in the museum; Historical tracings of artists' interventions in the early 20th century; Historical tracings of artists' interventions in the mid-20th century. Part II Parody and Irony in the Museum: Humour, irony and parody in artists' interventions; Jokers, tricksters and the parafictional; An Elite Experience for Everyone: a case study intervention at the William Morris Gallery, London. Part III Contemporary Museums and the Role of Artists' Interventions: The role of artists' interventions in opening up micro, counter and affective narratives in museum interpretation; Artists' interventions and the reflexive museum: addressing difference; The affable interventionists; Bibliography; Index.

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