1. Research Library

        Museum Culture: Histories, Discourses, Spectacles

        Irit Rogoff and Daniel J. Sherman

        Routledge 1994

        ISBN 9780415092746

      1. This collection of texts interrogates the museum as a fixture and arbiter of certain notions of cultural legitimacy and value from the nineteenth century to today’s late-capitalist society. The perspective is broadly global and critiques are presented through a variety of critical approaches (critical theory, feminist, postcolonial, etc.). Provides a good overview of the debates of the day. See in particular FORMER WESR researcher Boris Groys’s text The Struggle against the Museum; or, The Display of Art in Totalitarian Space and Brian Wallis Selling Nations: International Exhibitions and Cultural Diplomacy.