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  The Invention of the American Art Museum From Craft to Kulturgeschichte, 1870–1930

The Invention of the American Art Museum: From Craft to Kulturgeschichte, 1870–1930

Kathleen Curran

Although today they may work in tandem, American art museums differ in both form and function from their European counterparts. This groundbreaking study of these beloved national institutions delves into their rich roots in craft museums up through their shift to a cultural-historical model, which remains prevalent even to this day.

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  The Artist and His Critic Stripped Bare: The Correspondence of Marcel Duchamp and Robert Lebel Bilingual Edition

The Artist and His Critic Stripped Bare: The Correspondence of Marcel Duchamp and Robert Lebel
Bilingual Edition

Edited and translated by Paul B. Franklin
With a foreword by Jean-Jacques Lebel

The French art critic Robert Lebel played a key role in rendering the often hermetic life and abstruse ideas of his friend Marcel Duchamp widely accessible to a larger public. In this engaging new translation of their witty, heartfelt, and sometimes tempestuous correspondence, the intimate details of both men's working practices and personal lives are revealed.

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  Introduction to Metadata: Third Edition

Introduction to Metadata: Third Edition

Edited by Murtha Baca

Today the sheer volume of digital information in our midst has created a pressing need for standards to ensure correct and proper use and interpretation of metadata by its owners and users. This revised edition of Introduction to Metadata has been fully updated to address advances in Linked Open Data, intellectual property law, and new computing technologies.

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  Color Science and the Visual Arts: A Guide for Conservators, Curators, and the Curious

Color Science and the Visual Arts: A Guide for Conservators, Curators, and the Curious

Roy S. Berns

In this lively and accessible book, color science expert Roy S. Berns helps the reader understand complex color-technology concepts and offers solutions to problems that occur when art is displayed, conserved, imaged, or reproduced. Stunning color images, helpful diagrams, and a sense of deep curiosity all make this volume an essential tool for professionals, laypeople, and students alike.

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