The Resource Thinking contemporary curating, Terry Smith, (electronic resource)

Thinking contemporary curating, Terry Smith, (electronic resource)

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Thinking contemporary curating
Title
Thinking contemporary curating
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Terry Smith
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eng
Summary
What is contemporary curatorial thought? Current discourse on the topic is heating up with a new cocktail of bold ideas and ethical imperatives. These include: cooperative curating, especially with artists; the reimagination of museums; curating as knowledge production; the historicization of exhibition-making; and commitment to extra-artworld participatory activism. Less obvious, but increasingly of concern, are issues such as rethinking spectatorship, engaging viewers as co-curators and the challenge of curating contemporaneity itself. In these five essays, art historian and theorist Terry Smith surveys the international landscape of current thinking by curators; explores a number of exhibitions that show contemporaneity in recent, present and past art; describes the enormous growth world-wide of exhibition infrastructure and the instability that haunts it; re-examines the contribution of artist-curators and questions the rise of curators utilizing artistic strategies; and, finally, assesses a number of key tendencies in curating as responses to contemporary conditions. Thinking Contemporary Curating is the first book to comprehensively chart the variety of practices of curating undertaken today, and to think through, systematically, what is distinctive about contemporary curatorial thought
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Midwest
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Smith, Terry
Dewey number
069.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
ICI perspectives in curating
Series volume
no. 1
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  • Art, Modern
  • Art
  • Art
  • Art museum curators
  • Museum curators
  • Artists as art museum curators
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
Thinking contemporary curating, Terry Smith, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780916365875
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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11863931
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MWT11863931
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Thinking contemporary curating, Terry Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780916365875
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11863931
Publisher number
MWT11863931
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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