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Museum in Transition: A Philosophical Perspective

By: Hilde S Hein

Smithsonian Institution Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #139746 | ISBN: 1560983965
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Shows how deployment has replace amassing as a primary goal of museums and how they now actively shape values. The author is critical of the domination of an 'art-work' aesthetic in museums and proposes a more integrative alternative. She also urges museums to sharpen their individuality rather than strive for inclusiveness.

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