Displays of Power: Controversy in the American Museum from the Enola Gay to Sensation!

Displays of Power Controversy in the American Museum from the Enola Gay to Sensation Museums have become ground zero in America s culture wars Whereas fierce public debates once centered on provocative work by upstart artists the scrutiny has now expanded to mainstream cultural insti

  • Title: Displays of Power: Controversy in the American Museum from the Enola Gay to Sensation!
  • Author: Steven C. Dubin
  • ISBN: 9780814718902
  • Page: 107
  • Format: Paperback
  • Museums have become ground zero in America s culture wars Whereas fierce public debates once centered on provocative work by upstart artists, the scrutiny has now expanded to mainstream cultural institutions and the ideas they present In Displays of Power, Steven Dubin, whose Arresting Images was deemed masterly by the New York Times, examines the most controversial exMuseums have become ground zero in America s culture wars Whereas fierce public debates once centered on provocative work by upstart artists, the scrutiny has now expanded to mainstream cultural institutions and the ideas they present In Displays of Power, Steven Dubin, whose Arresting Images was deemed masterly by the New York Times, examines the most controversial exhibitions of the 1990s These include shows about ethnicity, slavery, Freud, the Old West, and the dropping of the atomic bomb by the Enola Gay This new edition also includes a preface by the author detailing the recent Sensation controversy at the Brooklyn Museum Displays of Power draws directly upon interviews with many key combatants museum administrators, community activists, curators, and scholars It authoritatively analyzes these episodes of America struggling to redefine itself in the late 20th century.

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    1. Required reading for a course in Museum Studies. At one point the author wrote "postmodernism is ascendant" (the book was published in 1999) and the format made more sense to me when I read that - that big nebulous shifting mass? Intentional!



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