National Galleries reveals the agency of national galleries in the production and consumption of art, aesthetics, taste, forms of representation and power. It opens an institutional ‘black box’ revealing how these museums have, through repeated acts of invention, emulation and competition,...
To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge
New Studies from Around the World
National Museums is the first book to explore the national museum as a cultural institution in a range of contrasting national contexts. Composed of new studies of countries that rarely make a showing in the English-language studies of museums, this book reveals how these national museums have been...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
How museums change and are changed
This single-volume museum studies reference title explores the ways in which museums are shaped and configured and how they themselves attempt to shape and change the world around them. Written by a leading group of museum professionals and academics from around the world and including new research...
Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge
Museums in the Material World seeks to both introduce classic and thought-provoking pieces and contrast them with articles which reveal grounded practice. The articles are selected from across the full breadth of museum disciplines and are linked by a logical narrative, as detailed in the section...
Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge
Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including: conservation practice the monitoring and control of light relative humidity and atmospheric pollution...
Published October 27th 1994 by Routledge