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Art apart : art institutions and ideology across England and North America

Author: Marcia R Pointon
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Museum of Modern Art in New York to the Tate in London, this book examines the ways in which major international museums, galleries and arts-funding bodies address their roles in relation to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia R Pointon
ISBN: 0719039177 9780719039171 0719039185 9780719039188
OCLC Number: 29519224
Description: x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: From penitentiary to 'temple of art' : early metaphors of improvement at the Millbank Tate / Brandon Taylor --
Culture, class, city : the National Gallery, London and the spaces of education, 1822-57 / Colin Trodd --
1968 and all that : the founding of the National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC / Marcia Pointon --
South Kensington Museum : the building of the House of Henry Cole / Louise Purbrick --
The battle over 'the West as America", 1991 / Allan Wallach --
Blinded by "science' : ethnography at the British Museum / Annie E. Coombs --
The politics of display : a 'literary and historical' definition of Quebec in 1830s British North America / Karen Stanworth --
Norman Rockwell and the Saturday Evening Post : advertising, iconography and mass production, 1897-1929 / C.E. Brookeman --
Cultured into crisis : the arts council of Great Britain / Jonathan Harris --
The politics of presentation : the Museum of Modern Art, New York / Cristoph Grunenberg --
Inside-out : assumptions of 'English' modernism in the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1914 / Juliet Steyn --
The frightening freedom of the brush : the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art and Modern Art / Serge Guilbaut --
Questioning the structure : the museum context as content / Ann Rorimer --
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles : an account of the collaboration between artists, trustees and an architect / Jo-Anne Berelowitz.
Responsibility: edited by Marcia Pointon.

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