Exhibiting Contradiction Essays on the Art Museum in the United States

ISBN-10: 155849118X

ISBN-13: 9781558491182

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alan Wallach

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List price: $17.95
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Long-Term Visions, Short-Term Failures: Art Institutions in the United States, 1800-1860p. 9
William Wilson Corcoran's Failed National Galleryp. 22
The American Cast Museum: An Episode in the History of the Institutional Definition of Artp. 38
Samuel Parrish's Civilizationp. 57
The Museum of Modern Art: The Past's Futurep. 73
Regionalism Reduxp. 88
The Battle over "The West as America"p. 105
Revisionism Has Transformed Art History but Not Museumsp. 118
Museums and Resistance to Historyp. 123
Notesp. 129
Indexp. 151
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