The politics of display or the display of politics?

Forster-Hahn, Francoise
June 1995
Art Bulletin;Jun95, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p174
Academic Journal
Discusses the trend towards focusing on the relativity of the reading of artifacts in art-historical investigations. Increased attention on policies and politics of art collecting and display; Shift away from an emphasis on the methodologies of formal analysis and iconography; Examination of issues of patronage, production and the critical reception of works of art; Study of exhibitions and museum installations.


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