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Author Lépinay, Vincent Antonin, author

Title Art of memories : curating at the Hermitage / Vincent Antonin Lépinay
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Introduction : Hermitage, a cultural laboratory -- Moving objects -- Interlude 1 : art history and Hermitage before World War II -- Documenting the museum -- Art history from the collections up -- Interlude 2: mobility at Hermitage -- The nostalgic modesty of Hermitage restorers -- Guides : taking science down the galleries -- Spaces and surprises: technologies of vision for a long winter -- Conclusion : secreting documents
Summary In Art of Memories, Vincent Antonin Lépinay documents the Hermitage's curatorial practices in an innovative consideration of the museum as a cultural laboratory. Lépinay analyzes the tensions between the museum as a space of exploration of the collections and as a culture heavily invested in self-protection from the outside world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia) -- Officials and employees
SUBJECT Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia) fast
Subject Art museums -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg
Corporate culture -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg
ART / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / Permanent Collections
ART / Museum Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Art museums -- Social aspects
Corporate culture
Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018042870
ISBN 0231549563