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Imagined museums : art and modernity in postcolonial Morocco

Author: Katarzyna Pieprzak; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Imagined Museums examines the intertwined politics surrounding art and modernization in Morocco from 1912 to the present by considering the structure of the museum not only as a modern institution  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katarzyna Pieprzak; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200871713
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2010. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xxix, 223 p. : ill.
Contents: Note on Translation and Transliteration, Acknowledgments, Introduction: Entering the Museum, I. Monumental Sites of Discourse: National Museums, Corporate Collections, and Cabinets of Curiosity, 1. Degeneration and Decay in the National Museum: Useful and Useless Memory in Modern Morocco, 2. Marketplace Museums: Art and Citizenship in Corporate Morocco, 3. A Private Cabinet of Curiosity: The Belghazi Museum and Its Politics of Nostalgia, II. Tactical Architectures of Art: Discursive, Ephemeral, and Nomadic Museums, 4. Imaginary Museums and Their Real Phantoms: Exorcising Monumental Discourse, 5. Taking Art to the Streets: The Ephemeral Outdoor Museum as Contact Zone, Conclusion: Rethinking the Museum in Morocco, Notes, Bibliography, Index
Responsibility: Katarzyna Pieprzak.


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