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  • Curatorial Activism by Maura Reilly
    Curatorial Activism (English, Hardback) Maura Reilly

    A handbook of new curatorial strategies based on pioneering examples of curators working to offset racial and gender disparities in the art world

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  • Speculative Taxidermy by Giovanni Aloi
    Speculative Taxidermy (English, Paperback) Giovanni Aloi

    Giovanni Aloi maps the discourses and practices that have enabled the emergence of taxidermy in contemporary art. Speculative Taxidermy contextualizes the resilient presence of animal skin, bones, and feathers in gallery spaces, films, and fashion as a productive opportunity to rethink ethical and political stances in human-animal relationships.

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  • Fashion Curating by Annamari Vanska
    Fashion Curating (English, Paperback) Annamari Vanska

    As the practice of fashion curation extends into commercial galleries, public and retail spaces, and even to the individual self, professional concepts of 'curating' are undergoing rapid change. Today, everyone is seemingly able to 'curate', but where does this leave the traditional understanding of curation as clothing collected and displayed in a museum? This thought-provoking volume explores...

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  • Museum Learning by Jill Hohenstein
    Museum Learning (English, Paperback) Jill Hohenstein, Theano Moussouri

    As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many ways. Coming to terms with how theories about learning interact with one another and how they relate to ?evidence-based learning'...

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  • Curationism by David Balzer
    Curationism (English, Paperback) David Balzer

    A criticism of the saturation of the 'curator' in art, business and everyday life

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  • Keeping Their Marbles by Tiffany Jenkins
    Keeping Their Marbles (English, Paperback) Tiffany Jenkins

    The story of how the museums of the West acquired their fabulous collections, from the Benin Bronzes to Native American sacred objects, and why they should not by returned to the lands - or the people - from which they came.

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  • As Seen by Zoe Ryan
    As Seen (English, Paperback) Zoe Ryan

    Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact of eleven groundbreaking architecture and design exhibitions held between 1956 and 2006, revealing how they have shaped contemporary understanding and practice of these fields. Featuring written and photographic descriptions of the shows and illuminating essays from noted...

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  • The Curatorial by Jean-Paul Martinon
    The Curatorial (English, Paperback) Jean-Paul Martinon

    Stop curating! And think what curating is all about. This book starts from this simple premise: thinking the activity of curating. To do that, it distinguishes between 'curating' and 'the curatorial'. If 'curating' is a gamut of professional practices for setting up exhibitions, then 'the curatorial' explores what takes place on the stage set up, both intentionally and unintentionally, by the...

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  • The Origins of Museums by Oliver Impey
    The Origins of Museums (English, Hardback) Oliver Impey

    No other book exists to rival the continuing importance attached to this group of essays, written by many of the foremost scholars in their respective areas, brought together to explore common ground in the history of collecting.

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  • Inside the Lost Museum by Steven D. Lubar
    Inside the Lost Museum (English, Hardback) Steven D. Lubar

    Museum lovers know that energy and mystery run through every exhibition. Steven Lubar explains work behind the scenes-collecting, preserving, displaying, and using art and artifacts in teaching, research, and community-building-through historical and contemporary examples, especially the lost but reimagined Jenks Museum at Brown University.

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  • When Artists Curate by Alison Green
    When Artists Curate (English, Paperback) Alison Green

    In this ground-breaking book Alison Green provides the first critical history of visual artists curating exhibitions.

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  • The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s) by Paul O'Neill
    The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s) (English, Hardback) Paul O'Neill

    How curating has changed art and how art has changed curating: an examination of the emergence contemporary curatorship.

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  • Curated Decay by Caitlin DeSilvey
    Curated Decay (English, Paperback) Caitlin DeSilvey

    A bold new approach to heritage conservation that embraces change and accommodates decay

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  • Understanding and Implementing Inclusion in Museums by Laura-Edythe Coleman
    Understanding and Implementing Inclusion in Museums (English, Paperback) Laura-Edythe Coleman

    This book is the pioneer text to focus solely on the notion of inclusion for museums. It is intended to demystify the much-debated idea of inclusion for museum professionals, theorists, professors, and researchers. From practical tips to theoretical know-how, this book will prepare your museum to become more inclusive.

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  • How Institutions Think by Paul O'Neill
    How Institutions Think (English, Paperback) Paul O'Neill

    Reflections on how institutions inform art, curatorial, educational, and research practices while they shape the world around us.

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  • Curator's Handbook: Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces by Adrian George
    Curator's Handbook: Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces (English, Hardback) Adrian George

    A handbook for curators and curatorial students, that maps out every stage of the exhibition-making process from initial idea to final installation. It traces the history of curating back to its origins in the 17th century and outlines the multifarious roles of the curator, including as custodian, interpreter, educator, facilitator and organizer.

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  • Key Concepts in Public Archaeology by Gabriel Moshenska
    Key Concepts in Public Archaeology (English, Paperback) Gabriel Moshenska

    This book presents an overview of the key concepts in public archaeology?a field that examines the relationship between archaeology and the public?and seeks to clarify the discipline by adopting a socially and politically engaged vision. The individual chapters introduce the themes, theories, and controversies that connect archaeology to society by providing case studies that survey the trade in...

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  • Museums & Galleries of London
    Museums & Galleries of London (Paperback)
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  • Museum Basics by Timothy Ambrose
    Museum Basics (English, Paperback) Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

    This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six years....

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  • A Heritage in Stone by Ian Mitchell Davidson
    A Heritage in Stone (Hardback) Ian Mitchell Davidson

    The castles and other properties owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland are precious jewels in the crown of the nation's heritage. This book pays tribute to the people who have made the Trust's properties so very special.

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