Imagined museums : art and modernity in postcolonial Morocco (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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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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