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The Curator's Egg

The Evolution of the Museum Concept from the French Revolution to the Present Day

Text by Karsten Schubert.

Tracing the development of the museum concept from the opening of The Louvre to the launch of Tate Modern, this accessible and succinct publication explores the museum’s role and evolution within society.

Encompassing curatorial, scholarly, political and cultural spheres, this volume addresses the concept of the museum from a variety of influences.

In the first section, Schubert looks at the complex history of the museum in specific cities during critical moments; for instance, New York between 1930–50 as the Metropolitan Museum expanded and the Museum of Modern Art was founded. The second section focuses on the success and unprecedented development of the museum in the 1980s and 1990s in Europe and the United States, highlighting the need for cities and institutions to revise their programs in response to a surge of interest in the arts.

The newly completed final section looks at the museum’s current predicament ten years after The Curator’s Egg was originally published in 2000, exploring the museum's evolution in a post 9/11 environment.


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Take Me (I'm Yours)

TAKE ME (I'M YOURS)

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493104
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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The Curator's Egg

THE CURATOR'S EGG

Text by Karsten Schubert.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464203
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Pub Date: 2/1/2009
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History Rising

HISTORY RISING

Edited by Marjolijn Dijkman, Jes Fernie. Text by Jonathan Watkins, Krzystof Fijalkowski, Jes Ferni.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677304
USD $19.95
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Pub Date: 10/20/2015
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Art Is Therapy

ART IS THERAPY

Text by Alain de Botton, John Armstrong.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS/RIJKSMUSEUM

ISBN: 9789491714382
USD $25.00
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Pub Date: 4/25/2017
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Echoing Exhibition Views

ECHOING EXHIBITION VIEWS

ONOMATOPEE PROJECTS

ISBN: 9789493148239
USD $18.00
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Pub Date: 12/22/2020
Forthcoming


Living Museums

LIVING MUSEUMS

By Donatien Grau.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775747530
USD $22.00
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Pub Date: 10/20/2020
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Site Read: Seven Curators on Their Landmark Exhibitions

SITE READ: SEVEN CURATORS ON THEIR LANDMARK EXHIBITIONS

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493937
USD $20.00
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Pub Date: 8/25/2020
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The Metabolic Museum

THE METABOLIC MUSEUM

By Clémentine Deliss.

HATJE CANTZ/KW INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

ISBN: 9783775747806
USD $22.00
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Pub Date: 11/10/2020
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Abbas to Yuki

ABBAS TO YUKI

Edited by Anthony Huberman.

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867494002
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 4/21/2020
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Museums at the Post-Digital Turn

MUSEUMS AT THE POST-DIGITAL TURN

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493524
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Pub Date: 9/17/2019
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Among Others: Blackness at MoMA

AMONG OTHERS: BLACKNESS AT MOMA

Edited with text by Darby English, Charlotte Barat. Text by Mabel O. Wilson, et al.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450349
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 8/20/2019
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Practising Art Internationally

PRACTISING ART INTERNATIONALLY

VALIZ/CASCO

ISBN: 9789492095619
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Pub Date: 2/16/2021
Forthcoming



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