Contemporary Cultures of Display

Contemporary Cultures of Display

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Focusing on the place of art in contemporary culture, this work discusses museums, galleries and exhibitions in Western Europe and the USA. It encourages readers to reflect on their own experiences and to consider whether today's art could be considered to be dominated by spectacle.Public collections have been displayed in the manner of a country house, with rich damask replacing plain colours on the walls and a much ... Whereas Clifford insists that picture-hanging is an art form, they dismiss him as an interior decorator.


Title:Contemporary Cultures of Display
Author: Emma Barker
Publisher:Yale University Press - 1999
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