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Contemporary Collecting
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Kevin M. Moist, David Banash
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-09 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

In Contemporary Collecting: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things, Kevin M. Moist and David Banash have assembled several essays that examine collecting practices on both a personal and professional level. These essays situate collectors and collections in a contemporary context and also show how our changing world finds new
Contemporary Collecting
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: James Rondeau, Judith Russi Kirshner
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Contemporary Collecting

Summary: Donna and Howard Stone have collected works of art in all media for more than 30 years, building one of the most distinguished private collections of contemporary art in the country. Much of what they have acquired relates to advanced Minimal and Conceptual strains in the art of the
Contemporary Collecting
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Owain Rhys
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-05 - Publisher:

This is a revised colour edition of this acclaimed book, which deals with the problems of collecting contemporary objects in museums and aims to answer some of the awkward questions raised. What should we collect? Who should decide? How can we adequately record how we live our lives today? What
Collecting in Contemporary Practice
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Professor Susan Pearce, Susan M. Pearce
Categories: Collectors and collecting
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-12-12 - Publisher: SAGE

This clear and lively book provides an illuminating analysis of collecting as a major social and individual phenomenon in contemporary society. The book is based on the understanding of collecting practice, rather than the collections themselves. It highlights the significance of collecting in relation to the cultural process, popular culture,
Contemporary Collecting
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Ramona M. Rose, University of Toronto. Museum Studies Program
Categories: Collectors and collecting
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

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