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Museum materialities : objects, engagements, interpretations

Author: Sandra H Dudley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers information about objects and people in museums and galleries. This book addresses fundamental issues of human sensory, emotional and aesthetic experience of objects. It is divided into three  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra H Dudley
ISBN: 9780415492188 0415492181 9780415492171 0415492173
OCLC Number: 308216483
Description: xix, 289 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Museum materialities : objects, sense and feeling / Sandra H. Dudley --
Photographs and history : emotion and materiality / Elizabeth Edwards --
Remembering the dead by affecting the living : the case of a miniature model of Treblinka / Andrea Witcomb --
Touching the Buddha : encounters with a charismatic object / Christopher Wingfield --
Contemporary art : an immaterial practice? / Helen Pheby --
The eyes have it : eye movements and the debatable differences between original objects and reproductions / Helen Saunderson, Alice Cruickshank and Eugene McSorley --
Experiencing materiality in the museum : artefacts re-made / Alexander Stevenson --
Virginia Woolf's glasses : material encounters in the literary/artistic house museum / Nuala Hancock --
When ethnographies enter art galleries / Lydia Nakashima Degarrod --
Engaging the material world : object knowledge and Australian journeys / Kirsten Wehner and Martha Sear --
Watch your step : embodiment and encounter at Tate Modern / Helen Rees Leahy --
Reconsidering digital surrogates : toward a viewer-orientated model of the gallery experience / Bradley L. Taylor --
Dancing pot and pregnant jar? : on ceramics, metaphors and creative labels / Wing Yan Vivian Ting --
Myth, memory and the senses in the Churchill Museum / Sheila Watson --
Dreams and wishes : the multi-sensory museum space / Viv Golding --
Making meaning beyond display / Chris Dorsett --
Authenticity and object relations in contemporary performance art / Klare Scarborough --
Afterword / Howard Morphy.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra H. Dudley.
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