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Civilizing Rituals : Inside Public Art Museums
by Carol Duncan


Overview - In a groundbreaking study, Carol Duncan explores the function of art museums as ritual settings and as cultural artifacts that are much more than neutral shelters for art. She illuminates the ways in which museums in France, Britain and the U.S.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In a groundbreaking study, Carol Duncan explores the function of art museums as ritual settings and as cultural artifacts that are much more than neutral shelters for art. She illuminates the ways in which museums in France, Britain and the U.S. engage their visitors in the performance of ritual scenarios and, through them, communicate and affirm ideas, values and social identities.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780415070126
  • ISBN-10: 0415070120
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: August 1995
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-18
  • Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.24 x 0.39 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.72 pounds

Series: Re Visions (London

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