Christie Brown,Julian Stair,Clare Twomey's Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture PDF

By Christie Brown,Julian Stair,Clare Twomey

ISBN-10: 1472470370

ISBN-13: 9781472470379

This groundbreaking publication is the 1st to supply a serious evaluation of the connection among modern ceramics and curatorial perform in museum tradition. Ceramic items shape an immense a part of museum collections, with connections to anthropology, archaeology and different disciplines that have interaction with the cultural and social historical past of humankind. in recent times museums have supplied the impetus for state-of-the-art creative perform, both as a reaction to specific collections, or as a part of exhibitions. however the query of ways museums have staged modern ceramics and the way ceramic artists reply to museum collections has no longer been the topic of released examine up to now. This publication examines how ceramic artists have, during the last decade, started to animate museum collections in new methods, and displays at the influence that those new tasks have had within the wide context of visible tradition. Ceramics within the accelerated box is the fruits of a three-year AHRC funded venture, and displays its significant findings. It brings jointly top foreign voices within the box of ceramics, examine undertaken in the course of the venture and papers introduced on the concluding convention. through analyzing the advantages and constraints of interventions and the discussion among ceramics and museological perform, this booklet will deliver concentration to a space of museology that has now not but been theorized, and should give a contribution to coverage debates and artwork practice.

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