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Author Duncan, Carol

Title Civilizing rituals : inside public art museums / Carol Duncan
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1995

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Description 1 online resource (x, 178 pages) : illustrations
Series Revisions (London, England)
Re visions (London, England)
Contents 1. The art museum as ritual -- 2. From the princely gallery to the public art museum : the Louvre museum and the national gallery, London -- 3. Public spaces, private interests : municipal art museums in New York and Chicago -- 4. Something eternal : the donor memorial -- 5. The modern art museum : it's a man's world
Summary Annotation Illustrated with over fifty photos, Civilizing Rituals merges contemporary debates with lively discussion and explores central issues involved in the making and displaying of art as industry and how it is presented to the community. Carol Duncan looks at how nations, institutions and private individuals present art and how art museums are shaped by cultural, social and political determinants. Civilizing Rituals is ideal reading for students of art history and museum studies, and professionals in the field will also find much of interest here
Analysis Museums
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-173) and index
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Subject Art museums -- Social aspects
Art museum attendance.
ART -- Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions -- Permanent Collections.
ART -- Museum Studies.
Art museum attendance
Art museums -- Social aspects
Kunstmusea.
Antropologische aspecten.
Sociologische aspecten.
Art museums -- Social aspects.
Art museum attendance.
Musées -- Publics.
Art -- Musées -- Sociologie.
Art -- Musées -- Publics.
Museologi.
Konstmuseer.
Form Electronic book
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