Whose Muse? : Art Museums and the Public Trust

During the economic boom of the 1990s, art museums expanded dramatically in size, scope, and ambition. They came to be seen as new civic centers: on the one hand as places of entertainment, leisure, and commerce, on the other as socially therapeutic institutions. But museums were also criticized... Ausführliche Beschreibung

beteiligte Personen: Cuno, James, [editor.] • Cuno, James.  • Lowry, Glenn D.  • MacGregor, Neil.  • Walsh, John.  • Wood, James N.  • de Montebello, Philippe.
Verfasserangabe: James Cuno.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2018]
Umfang: 1 online resource
enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments / Cuno, James -- Introduction / Cuno, James -- A Pentecost in Trafalgar Square / MacGregor, Neil -- The Object of Art Museums / Cuno, James -- Pictures, Tears, Lights, and Seats / Walsh, John -- The Authorities of the American Art Museum / Wood, James N. -- A Deontological Approach to Art Museums and the Public Trust / Lowry, Glenn D. -- Art Museums, Inspiring Public Trust / Montebello, Philippe de -- Round Table Discussion / Cuno, James / Montebello, Philippe de / d'Harnoncourt, Anne / Lowry, Glenn D / Walsh, John / Wood, James N. -- Index -- Photography Credits
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments / Introduction / A Pentecost in Trafalgar Square / The Object of Art Museums / Pictures, Tears, Lights, and Seats / The Authorities of the American Art Museum / A Deontological Approach to Art Museums and the Public Trust / Art Museums, Inspiring Public Trust / Round Table Discussion / Index -- Photography Credits
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