TITLE

Frames at work: Museological imagination and historical discourse in neoclassical Britain

AUTHOR(S)
Ernst, Wolfgang
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep93, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p481
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the Neoclassical display of ancient objects reflect the development of art history and archeology. Art collector John Soane's implosion of the museum frame; Impact of the revolutionary socio-political change in Continental Europe between 1750 and 1830; Differences between antiquarian and Neoclassical politics and values of display; Soane's museum.
ACCESSION #
9406170035

 

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