Art Galleries

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The Secret Museum: Pornography in Modern Culture
Kendrick, Walter
Book
1988
Kendrick looks at the idea of pornography since the word was coined a century and a half ago, concentrating less on the books and pictures that have instigated battles over "pornography" than on what ...

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The Erotic Arts
Webb, Peter
1975
Covers the uses of erotic themes in various branches of the arts at all times and in many civilizations.
Google a great painting
Project allows users to get a close-up view of works from 17 museums
Brown, Mark
2011
Google's Art Project allows viewers to browse works from 17 museums including the Metropolitcan Museum, MoMA, The National Gallery, Tate Britain and others in super-high resolution.
The politics of display
The redesign of the Ashmolean in Oxford provides a chance to reflect on how we understand the meaning of collections
Hall, James
2009
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is the oldest museum in Britain, founded in 1693. The institution has grown, thanks to a new postmodern building by architect Rick Mather. The open concept design of the...
A user's guide to artspeak
Beckett, Andy
2013
There is now a name for the pompous prose used by art galleries: International Art Speak. You need to speak it to be a part of art culture.

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Centre Eye Photography Gallery
Organization profile published 1986
Organization
1986
Contemporary Art Gallery
Organization profile published 1986
Organization
1986
Gallery 44
Organization profile published 1986
Organization
1986
Sparkes Gallery
Organization
1986
YYZ
Organization profile published 1986
Organization
1986