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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

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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