Art museums and galleries in London

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    Traditionally, museums are considered secular sites in which curators display art objectively; however, in her work, “The art museum as ritual,” Carol Duncan examines how museums act as powerful entities which influence the visitors’ perception through the display, organization, and architecture of the space. She elaborates that the museum’s authority actually enables them to represent and define entire communities, which consequently shapes the visitors’ perceptions of said communities. Perhaps Duncan’s claim is best summarized as: “To control a museum means precisely to control the representations of a community and its highest values and truths… What we see and do not see in … museums and on what terms and by whose authority we do or do…

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    The Delaware Art Museum

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    For centuries museums have been seen as powerful cultural, educational, and financial institutions that uphold the morals and ethically obligations bestowed upon by their community and peers. For the most part they are, especially when things are going well and the museum’s budget is in the green, but issues with ethics tend to arise when museums fall in the red. When some museums find themselves in financial strains the try to fudge the lines within the rules they promised to follow or they…

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    Chelsea Research Paper

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    greatest art cities in the world. Located on the West Side of Manhattan, this neighborhood also includes places of interest such as Hotel Chelsea, the Highline, Chelsea Market, the Hudson River Park and, most notably, the commercial art galleries. These galleries are what causes Chelsea to be such a vast part of New York’s art scene. This neighborhood’s history began in 1750, when a British Major, named Thomas Clarke, bought 90 acres of land and naming his land after the manor of Chelsea in…

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    Thomas Demand Essay

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    sculptor-slash-photographer, active also as a curator. Demand began his art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich (1987-90), but it was at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf (1990-2) and Goldsmith's College in London (1993-4), where his artistic language has been finally shaped. Instead of the photography class of Bernd and Hilla Becher, an origin of the Düsseldorf School of Photography and it's deadpan aesthetics, Thomas Demand was trained in sculpture under Fritz Schwegler - that's why…

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    Representation in Museums In 1910, the art of the Native American culture began to be displayed in art museums. The first was an art museum in Brooklyn, which presented Native American culture’s works as serious art. The curator, Stuart Culin, selected one tribe to represent the entire region of North America. Objects exhibited in the museum were organized based on their function. Very descriptive labels, photographs, small-scale models, and others means were used to attempt to portray the…

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    Maintain the beauty of your hands by wearing cotton gloves and then wearing woolen gloves over them. Apply petroleum jelly to your feet and wear woolen socks to keep them warm. Winter traveling can be fun, but it becomes unpleasant if the weather takes a toll on your looks. Use the tips in this piece to improve your beauty on your next winter trip, and you will be glad you did. Ten free things to do in London London, the English capital, is a city of freebies. London has many world-class…

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    The Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum in Cleveland Ohio on Euclid Avenue. It was founded in 1968 by Nina Castelli Sundell and Marjorie Talalay, who started the small for-profit gallery in a former dry-cleaning store on Euclid Ave. The gallery has moved several times since then, before finally finding its way back to a location near its original one on Euclid Ave in 2012. The new building is a thirty four thousand square foot, four story tall building made of black stainless…

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    Kilian KIL15457275 MA Fashion Media Practice and Criticism Year 2 Historically, „fashion seemed „unworthy” of entering the museum" (Steele, V., 2008, p. 9), therefore fashion exhibition 's curators have faced many challenges throughout their work process - funding, educational values, sources of entertainment. All of these factors have a huge impact on the final result as well as the reviews of the exhibitions, and they may challenge their design and content. In her article Rocamora points out…

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    What’s the Hullaballoo about the Venkatappa Art Gallery in Bangalore? The fast growing city of Bangalore has a whole lot of problems; the roads (or lack off), the chaotic and undermanaged development of the city, the poor sanitation, dying lakes (and dying fish- another story) and in the last few weeks, even the weather; the one truly attractive character of Bangalore has turned ugly with the city sweltering with temperatures of 37 degree centigrade! But something else has also been raising…

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    Metropolitan Museum of Art One of the largest and most respected cultural repositories in the world, the celebrated Metropolitan Museum of Art has been New York City’s premier center for art and culture for well over a century now. The largest and most visited art museum in the Western Hemisphere, the museum contains more than two million artworks and artifacts spanning some 5,000 years of human history. Few people, however, really know the history of the museum and its humble beginnings as a…

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