Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of by Dr Robins Claire

By Dr Robins Claire

Amongst fresh modern paintings and museological courses, there were quite few which direct recognition to the targeted contributions that 20th and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer nonetheless that recognize the pedagogic capability of interventionist works of art in galleries and museums. This publication fills that hole and demonstrates how artists were making curious yet, none-the-less, necessary contributions to museum schooling and curation for a few time.

Claire Robins investigates extensive the phenomenon of artists' interventions in museums and examines their pedagogic implications. She additionally brings to gentle and seeks to unravel a few of the contradictions surrounding artists' interventions, the place at the one hand modern artists were accused of alienating audiences and, at the different, seem to have performed an important function in orchestrating optimistic advancements to the way in which that studying is outlined and configured in museums. She examines the disruptive and parodic innovations that artists have hired, and argues for that they are often understood as a part of a movement to re-establish the museum as a discursive discussion board. This precious ebook could be crucial interpreting for college kids and students of museum experiences, in addition to paintings and cultural studies.

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