[PDF / EPUB] The Museums of Contemporary Art Where how by whom and for what were the first museums of contemporary art created These are the key uestions addressed by J Pedro Lorente in this new book In it he explores the concept and history of Where how by whom and for of Contemporary PDF È what were the first museums of contemporary art created These are the key uestions addressed by J Pedro Lorente in this new book In it he explores the concept The Museums Epub / and history of museums of contemporary art and the shifting ways in which they have been imagined and presented Following an introduction that sets out the historiography and considering uestions of terminology the first part of Museums of Contemporary ePUB ´ the book then examines the paradigm of the Muse des Artistes Vivants in Paris and its euivalents in the rest of Europe during the nineteenth century The second part takes the story forward from to the present presenting New York's Museum of Modern Art as a new universal role model that found emulators or 'contramodels' in the rest of the Western world during the twentieth century An epilogue reviews recent museum developments in the last decades Through its adoption of a long term worldwide perspective the book not only provides a narrative of the development of museums of contemporary art but also sets this into its international perspective By assessing the extent to which the great museum capitals Paris London and New York in particular created their own models of museum provision as well as acknowledging the influence of such models elsewhere the book uncovers fascinating perspectives on the practice of museum provision and reveals how present cultural planning initiatives have often been shaped by historical uses.
- 330 pages
- The Museums of Contemporary Art
- J. Pedro Lorente
- 03 February 2014 J. Pedro Lorente