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Contemporary Cultures of Display (Art and Its Histories Series)

 
 
 
 
Contemporary Cultures of Display (Art and Its Histories Series)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780300077834
ISBN 10: 300077831
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 1999-09-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $37.50
 
 

This volume explores some of the ways in which contemporary understanding of art and its histories is constructed and informed by public display in museums, galleries and other contexts. Among other issues, it considers the claim that the display of art is dominated today by a commercialized culture of 'spectacle'.