Museums After Modernism: Strategies of Engagement

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Griselda Pollock, Joyce Zemans
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Museums After Modernism is a unique collectionthat showcases the ways questions about the museum go to the heart of contemporary debates about the production, consumption and distribution of art. The book features expert artists, curators and art historians who grapple with many of the vibrant issues in museum studies, while paying homage to a new museology that needs to be considered.
  • Examines the key contemporary debates in museum studies
  • Includes original essays by noted artists, curators, and art historians
  • Engages with vital issues in the practice of art-making and art-exhibiting
  • Edited by the world-renowned art historian and author, Griselda Pollock
 

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Contents

Strategies of Engagement 1 UnFraming the Modern Critical SpacePublic Possibility
1
Strategies of Engagement 2 Womens Rembrandt
40
Strategies of Engagement 3 Museums and the Native Voice
70
Strategies of Engagement 4 Exhibiting Africa after Modernism Globalization Pluralism and the Persistent Paradigms of Art and Artifact
80
Strategies of Engagement 5 Mirroring Evil Evil Mirrored Timing Trauma and Temporary Exhibitions
104
Strategies of Engagement 6 A Place for Uncertainty Towards a New Kind of Museum
119
Strategies of Engagement 7 The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi Notes on Gesture Medium and Mediation
131
Strategies of Engagement 8 Riksutstallningar Swedish Traveling Exhibitions
141
Strategies of Engagement 9 Reframing Participation in the Museum A Syncopated Discussion
157
Strategies of Engagement 10 There Is No Such Thing as a Visitor
173
Strategies of Engagement 11 Anxious Dust History and Repression in the Archives of Mary Kelly
178
Strategies of Engagement 12 On Discourse as Monument Institutional Spaces and Feminist Problematics
190
Strategies of Engagement Bibliography
225
Strategies of Engagement Index
235
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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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