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Exhibiting cultures : the poetics and politics of museum display

Author: Ivan Karp; Steven Lavine; Rockefeller Foundation.
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers information from the conference entitled "Poetics and politics of representation" on setting up museum displays.
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Genre/Form: Government publications
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Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Exhibiting cultures.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)607822955
Online version:
Exhibiting cultures.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)608164157
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Karp; Steven Lavine; Rockefeller Foundation.
ISBN: 9781560980209 1560980206 9781560980216 1560980214
OCLC Number: 22243403
Notes: Based on papers presented at a conference entitled 'Poetics and Politics of Representation, ' held at the International Center of Smithsonian Institution, Sept. 26-28, 1988; sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and other institutions.
Description: x, 468 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : museums and multiculturalism / Steven D. Lavine and Ivan Karp --
The museum as a way of seeing / Svetlana Alpers --
Exhibiting intention : some preconditions of the visual display of culturally purposeful objects / Michael Baxandall --
Resonance and wonder / Stephen Greenblatt --
The poetics of exhibition in Japanese culture / Masao Yamaguchi --
Another past, another context : exhibiting Indian art abroad / B.N. Goswamy --
Art museums, national identity, and the status of minority cultures : the case of Hispanic art in the United States / Steven D. Lavine --
Art museums and the ritual of citizenship / Carol Duncan --
The poetics and politics of Hispanic art : a new perspective / Jane Livingston and John Beardsley --
Minorities and fine-arts museums in the United States / Peter C. Marzio --
The Chicano movement/the movement of Chicano art / Tomas Ybarra-Frausto --
Locating authenticity : fragments of a dialogue / Spencer R. Crew and James E. Sims --
Noodling around with exhibition opportunities / Elaine Heumann Gurian --
Always true to the object, in our fashion / Susan Vogel --
The poetic image and Native American art / Patrick T. Houlihan --
Four Northwest coast museums : travel reflections / James Clifford --
Why museums make me sad / James A. Boon --
Festivals / Ivan Karp --
The politics of participation in folklife festivals / Richard Bauman and Patricia Sawin --
Cultural conservation through representation : festival of India folklife exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution / Richard Kurin --
The world as marketplace : commodification of the exotic at the world's Columbian exposition, Chicago, 1893 / Curtis M. Hinsley --
Festivals and diplomacy / Ted M.G. Tanen --
Other cultures in museum perspective / Ivan Karp --
Objects of ethnography / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett --
Refocusing or reorientation?, the exhibit or the populace : Zimbabwe on the threshold / Dawson Munjeri --
How misleading does an ethnographical museum have to be? / Kenneth Hudson.
Other Titles: Poetics and politics of museum display
Responsibility: edited by Ivan Karp and Steven D. Lavine.

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Offers information from the conference entitled "Poetics and politics of representation" on setting up museum displays.

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