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  • Shedding New Light on Art Museum Additions

    Front Stage and Back Stage Experiences

    By Altaf Engineer, Kathryn H. Anthony

    Vast sums of money spent to design, construct, and maintain museum additions demand great accountability of museum leaders and design professionals towards visitors and employees. Museum visitors today come not only to view works of art, but also to experience museum architecture itself, resulting…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Teaching Difficult History through Film

    By Jeremy Stoddard, Alan S. Marcus, David Hicks

    Teaching Difficult History through Film explores the potential of film to engage young people in controversial or contested histories and how they are represented, ranging from gender and sexuality, to colonialism and slavery. Adding to the education literature of how to teach and learn difficult…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressively interdisciplinary volume, in which a range of international experts explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. The chapters, in the three themed sections, explore a range of museum thresholds: first as a problem space; then…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume explain the notion the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property

    Edited by Jane Anderson, Haidy Geismar

    The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property contains new contributions from scholars working at the cutting edge of cultural property studies, bringing together diverse academic and professional perspectives to develop a coherent overview of this field of enquiry. The global range of authors use…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets

    Organizations, Creators, Experiences

    By Philemon Bantimaroudis

    This book draws on agenda setting theory to examine how cultural organizations relate to media in order to increase their visibility, valence, and eventually build their public image. Most organizations have a keen interest in their symbolic presence, as their media visibility influences public…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge

  • Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum

    Exchanging Views of Empire

    By Kathleen Davidson

    The Victorian era heralded an age of transformation in which momentous changes in the field of natural history coincided with the rise of new visual technologies. Concurrently, different parts of the British Empire began to more actively claim their right to being acknowledged as indispensable…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art

    By Panos Kompatsiaris

    Contemporary art biennials are sites of prestige, innovation and experimentation, where the category of art is meant to be in perpetual motion, rearranged and redefined, opening itself to the world and its contradictions. They are sites of a seemingly peaceful cohabitation between the elitist and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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