Bellavance, Leslie
March 2003
Art Papers Magazine;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p23
This article explores the role of art museums as cultural destinations in the U.S. The author discusses how museums maintain the level of excitement after the dedication ceremony. She also explains the rhetoric of mastery and community involvement and its link in a continued discourse illuminating the relationship between art and its audience. In addition, the author addresses the conflict between the artist and museum.


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