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Design Objects and the Museum free pdf Design Objects and the Museum brings together leading design historians, curators, educators and archivists to consider the place of contemporary design objects within museums. Contributors draw on a wide range of 20th century and contemporary examples from international museums to consider how design objects have been curated and displayed within and beyond the museum. The book continues contemporary global debates on the ways in which museums of design engage and educate their public. Chapters are grouped into three thematic sections addressing The Canon and Design in the Museum- Positioning Design within and Beyond the Museum- and Interpretation and the Challenge of Design, with chapters exploring museological practice and issues, the roles people play in creating meaning, and the challenges contemporary design presents to interpretation and learning within the museum.

About Liz Farrelly

Liz Farrelly writes and edits books and articles on design and visual culture, with stints on staff at Blueprint and Eye magazines. She teaches at University of Brighton, UK and her current research about museums and design focuses on London's Design Museum. Joanna Weddell has a background in architecture and is currently researching post-war design and museology at the Research Department of the Victoria

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Author : Liz Farrelly
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Data Published : 28 January 2016
ISBN : 147257723X
EAN : 9781472577238
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 216 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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