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Sculpture and the museum

Sculpture and the museum

Marshall, Christopher R; Henry Moore Institute (Leeds, England)

This title offers an in-depth account of the varying roles and meanings assigned to sculpture in museums and galleries during the modern period, from neo-classical to contemporary art practice

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, c2011
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Christopher R. Marshall
ISBN: 1409409104, 9781409409106
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Published in association with the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xviii, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: Subject/object
Subject: Sculpture; Sculpture, Modern Exhibitions Case studies.; Museums; Art galleries; Sculpture, Modern Exhibitions.; Moore, Henry; Sculpture galleries.; Art and Design.; Exhibitions
Series Title: Subject/object.


  1. Subject/Object: new studies in sculpture, Lisa Le Feuvre
  2. Sculpture and the museum, from starry skies to tropical haze, Christopher R. Marshall
  3. Part I Museums and the Sculptor's Legacy: The Gipsoteca of Possagno: from artist's studio to museum, Johannes Myssok
  4. The pantheon, the university and the artist's bequest: the Flaxman Gallery at University College London, Pauline Ann Hoath
  5. Rodin: the construction of an image, Antoinette Le Normand-Romain
  6. Adopting Moore and modernity in Toronto: controversy, reputation and intervention on display, Sarah Stanners. Part II Museum Display and Changing Attitudes to the Critical Status of Sculpture in Museums: Italian Renaissance sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: the early years, Marietta Cambareri
  7. The elephant in the room: George Grey Barnard's Struggle of the Two Natures of Man at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Thayer Tolles
  8. Sculptures as museum models: Malvina Hoffman's Races of Mankind display at the Field Museum, Chicago, Marianne Kinkel
  9. Out of time and place: the recent history and curious double life of the Sultanganj Buddha, Suzanne MacLeod. Part III Designing Display Settings and the Challenge of New Sculpture: 'The finest sculpture gallery in the world!': the rise and fall - and rise again - of the Duveen Sculpture Galleries at Tate Britain, Christopher R. Marshall
  10. A grey universe: Tate Modern's Turbine Hall and the Unilever series, Wouter Davidts
  11. Object to project: artists' interventions in museum collections, Khadija Carroll La
  12. Select bibliography
  13. Index.