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Museums and modernity : art galleries and the making of modern culture / Nick Prior.
Creator:
Prior, Nick.
Title:
Museums and modernity : art galleries and the making of modern culture / Nick Prior.
Alternate Title(s):
Art galleries and the making of modern culture
Published/Created:
New York, NY : Berg, 2002.
Physical Description:
xii, 258 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N1010 P75 2002 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-245) and index.
Contents:
Part I museums and modernity in Europe and England -- Introduction -- From court to state: the emergence of national art museums in continental Europe -- 'the peculiarities of the English': the formation of the National Gallery, London -- Part II art, society and the birth of the National Gallery of Scotland -- Stirrings of the modern: art, civil society and the Scottish Enlightenment -- The birth of the National Gallery of Scotland, 1800-59 -- The high within and the low without: the social production of aesthetic space in the National Gallery of Scotland, 1859-70.
Subject Terms:
Art and state -- Europe.
Art and state -- Great Britain.
Art museums -- Europe -- History.
Art museums -- Great Britain -- History.
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