Eilean Hooper-Greenhill has degrees in Fine Arts (University of Reading), Art Education and Sociology of Education (Institute of Education University of London). Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean. Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge. London and New York: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, pp., 32 illus. Cloth $ Eileen Hooper-Greenhill is a, perhaps the, leading practitioner in conferring academic respectability on museums and the concepts concerning them. Her first .

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Eilean Hooper-Greenhill, Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture – PhilPapers

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 3: By this time, collections accessible to the public were common throughout Europe, often falling under the notion of the “cabinet of curiosities. Find us on Facebook. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Request removal from index. Wang Zhang – – Philosophy of the Social Sciences 35 2: Zinchenko – – Russian Studies in Philosophy 14 1: Because of this, there might have been additional attention paid to anthropological ethnographies of museums such as Sally Price’s work and to institutional ethnographies generally. London and New York: Because of this, it is useful for both hooper-greehnill historians and students of material culture generally.


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Sign in to use this feature. Only through such treatments can a clearer understanding be reached of the arbitrary nature of this important institution. Visual Culture and the Fight for Visibility.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There was very little written on these themes in and much of my academic career has focused on building this particular element of Museum Studies as a disciple.

Personal tools Web Editor Log in. This article has no associated abstract. Available to ship in days. Hooper-Greenhill has produced an important book that will be standard reading for those interested in museums as a cultural product of particular times. This entry has no external links.

Aesthetics categorize this paper. Accessibility The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. Artists as a specialized eileqn also began to emerge, able to fill hooper-gdeenhill new domestic spaces of the house with objects that indicated knowledge and wealth. Some of the pieces that I made then which harked back to some aspects of earlier work are proving to be the forerunners of much that I find myself making now.


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Most notably, the final chapter seems, at times, like an afterthought and does not approach present practices in the same relative framework as the earlier sections of the book.

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Hoping to create a “universal” collection of material things that would be identical to the study of “universal” language, collections were built up to cover all materials in the world, rather than simply to reflect a particular collector or curator. I find I already have a sculptural language just waiting to be made concrete! Museums and Their Visitors aims to help museums and galleries in this crucial task.

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