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The Resource Culture strike : art and museums in an age of protest, Laura Raicovich

Culture strike : art and museums in an age of protest, Laura Raicovich

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Culture strike : art and museums in an age of protest
Title
Culture strike
Title remainder
art and museums in an age of protest
Statement of responsibility
Laura Raicovich
Title variation
Art and museums in an age of protest
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"In an age of protest, culture and museums have come under fire. Protests of museum funding (for example, the Metropolitan Museum accepting Sackler family money) and boards (for example, the Whitney appointing tear gas manufacturer Warren Kanders) - to say nothing of demonstrations over exhibitions and artworks - have roiled cultural institutions across the world, from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi to the Akron Art Museum. At the same time, never have there been more calls for museums to work for social change, calls for the emergence of a new role for culture. As director of the Queens Museum, Laura Raicovich helped turn that New York municipal institution into a public commons for art and activism, organizing high-powered exhibitions that were also political protests. Then in January, 2018, she resigned, after a dispute with the Queens Museum board and city officials became a public controversy - she had objected to the Israeli government using the museum for an event featuring vice president Mike Pence. In this book, Raicovich explains some of the key museum flashpoints, and she also provides historical context for the current controversies. She shows how art museums arose as colonial institutions bearing an ideology of neutrality that masks their role in upholding capitalist values. And she suggests how museums can be reinvented to serve better, public ends."--Dust jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1973-
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Raicovich, Laura
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Raicovich, Laura
  • Queens Museum (2013- )
  • Art museums
  • Protest movements
  • Art and social action
  • Museums and community
  • Multiculturalism
  • Culture conflict
  • Politics and culture
  • Art and social action
  • Art museums
  • Protest movements
Label
Culture strike : art and museums in an age of protest, Laura Raicovich
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-188) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Revelations -- Artist Nan Goldin and the Sackler family -- The historical roots of museums -- The untenability of the universal -- Progressive era reform -- 2. Art and Context -- Colonialism and repatriation -- Dana Schutz at the Whitney -- The Philip Guston Retrospective -- Sam Durant at the Walker -- 3. Show Me the Money -- Questions for philanthropy -- Warren Kanders, tear gas, and the Whitney -- Reimagining public funding -- Questioning governance -- 4. Unlearning, Undoing, Remaking -- Alternate storytellings -- Approach to decolonization and indigenization -- Survivance -- 5. The Neutrality Problem -- Spilled ink -- Materializing the neutral -- Working toward the "Not-Yet" -- 6. Going Forward -- Who is "we"? -- Collective work -- Invitations to participate -- Public culture -- 7. Liberation Serif -- COVID-19 -- Breath -- Reckonings and demands -- Acknowledgements -- Selected bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Control code
1255868862
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781839760501
Lccn
2021930005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1255868862
Label
Culture strike : art and museums in an age of protest, Laura Raicovich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Revelations -- Artist Nan Goldin and the Sackler family -- The historical roots of museums -- The untenability of the universal -- Progressive era reform -- 2. Art and Context -- Colonialism and repatriation -- Dana Schutz at the Whitney -- The Philip Guston Retrospective -- Sam Durant at the Walker -- 3. Show Me the Money -- Questions for philanthropy -- Warren Kanders, tear gas, and the Whitney -- Reimagining public funding -- Questioning governance -- 4. Unlearning, Undoing, Remaking -- Alternate storytellings -- Approach to decolonization and indigenization -- Survivance -- 5. The Neutrality Problem -- Spilled ink -- Materializing the neutral -- Working toward the "Not-Yet" -- 6. Going Forward -- Who is "we"? -- Collective work -- Invitations to participate -- Public culture -- 7. Liberation Serif -- COVID-19 -- Breath -- Reckonings and demands -- Acknowledgements -- Selected bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Control code
1255868862
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781839760501
Lccn
2021930005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1255868862

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