ISBN-10:
0131950703
ISBN-13:
9780131950702
Pub. Date:
09/21/2006
Publisher:
Pearson
Understanding the Art Museum / Edition 1

Understanding the Art Museum / Edition 1

by Barbara Beall-Fofana
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Overview

This handbook gives students essential museum-going guidance to help them make the most of their experience seeing art outside of the classroom. Case studies, a list of major museums in the United States as well as key cities across the world are incorporated into the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131950702
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 09/21/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

SECTION I: You and the Museum

Chapter 1 Defining the Museum

Chapter 2 Mapping the Museum

Chapter 3 Presenting the Art

Chapter 4 How Do Museums Know What They Know?

SECTION II: You and the Art

Chapter 5 Taking about Art

Chapter 6 Writing about Art

Chapter 7 What Is the Meaning of the Art?

Chapter 8 Art and Its Context

SECTION III: You, the Art, and the Museum

Chapter 9 Ongoing Challenges

Chapter 10 Inside the Art Museum

APPENDIXES

GLOSSARY

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