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Exhibiting cultures

the poetics and politics of museum display

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exhibitions -- Evaluation -- Congresses,
  • Museum techniques -- Evaluation -- Congresses,
  • Museums -- Public relations -- Congresses,
  • Culture diffusion -- Congresses,
  • Museums -- Educational aspects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ivan Karp and Steven D. Lavine.
    ContributionsKarp, Ivan., Lavine, Steven, 1947-, Rockefeller Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM151 .E94 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 468 p. :
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1857926M
    ISBN 101560980206, 1560980214
    LC Control Number90010188

    "Exhibiting Cultures" presents a compelling range of theoretical debates that address different kinds of museums, museum practices, museum practitioners, and museum audiences. "Afterimage " The book offers a compendium of just what ails the contemporary museum [a topic] that has an important place in the battle to politicize culture/5(11).   About Exhibiting Maori. This title cannot be sold by Berg to customers in Australia and New Zealand. Customers in these countries can purchase this title from Te Papa Museum Press in New richly illustrated book presents a comprehensive assessment of the display of Maori culture from the nineteenth century to today.

    Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood. The contributors—museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropology—represent a variety of stances on. He has coedited numerous books, including Museums and Communities: The Politics of Public Culture and Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display. Corinne A. Kratz is Professor of Anthropology and African Studies and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Public Scholarship at Emory University.

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The contributorsmuseum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropologyrepresent a4/5. Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures Exhibiting cultures book the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood.

exhibiting them, finally, is the articulation of identity. Exhibitions represent identity, either directly, through assertion, or indirectly, by implication.

When cultural "others" are ilnplicated, exhibitions tell us who we are and, perhaps most significant, who we are not. Exhi­ bitions are privileged arenas for presenting images of self andFile Size: 1MB.

“Exhibiting Cultures presents a compelling range of theoretical debates that address different kinds of museums, museum practices, museum practitioners, and museum audiences.”—Afterimage “The book offers a compendium of just what ails the contemporary museum [a topic] that has an important place in the battle to politicize culture.

The book emphasizes the need for contributions from exhibited cultures, deeper expertise in non-Western and minority culture, and experimental exhibition design that allows for multiple perspectives and a metacritical admission of the curator’s agency. I'm using this book for my thesis and it's a File Size: KB.

Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood.

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The two perils of exoti­ cizing and assimilating can be found in the exhibitions of virtually every museum that devotes any part of itself to exhibiting culture.

Nor are museums that restrict themselves to examining diversity within their own societies able to escape the difficulties described Size: 1MB. The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display. Author: Ivan Karp; Publisher: Smithsonian Institution ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are.

Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood.

The contributors--museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and. Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display Abstract: The essays in this book were presented at the conference Poetics and Politics of Representation, held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Septemberand sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution.

Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood. The contributors—museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropology—represent a variety of stances on Brand: Smithsonian.

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Subjects.Ivan Karp is the author of Exhibiting Cultures ( avg rating, ratings, 7 reviews, published ), Museums and Communities ( avg rating, 35 ra /5.Another past, another context: exhibiting Indian art abroad / B.N. Goswamy ; Art museums, national identity, and the status of minority cultures: the case of Hispanic art in the United States / Steven D.

Lavine ; Art museums and the ritual of citizenship / Carol Duncan.