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Museums of the mind

Magritte"s labyrinth and other essays in the arts

by Ellen Handler Spitz

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Belgium.
    • Subjects:
    • Magritte, René, 1898-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Psychoanalysis and the arts,
    • Surrealism -- Belgium

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-184) and index.

      StatementEllen Handler Spitz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNX180.P7 S66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 190 p., [21] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1088306M
      ISBN 100300060297
      LC Control Number94012347

      Book Description. At the beginning of the 21st century museums are challenged on a number of fronts. The prioritisation of learning in museums in the context of demands for social justice and cultural democracy combined with cultural policy based on economic rationalism forces museums to review their educational purposes, redesign their pedagogies and account for their performance. Bethlem Museum of the Mind is governed by a registered charity, the Bethlem Art and History Collections Trust (charity number ). You can view our annual report and accounts on the Charity Commission web-site, or read our impact reports.

      Get this from a library! 50 museums to blow your mind. [Ben Handicott; Kalya Ryan] -- Never drag your heels around a dull museum again. Boggle at the enormity of space, get nostalgic at childhood memories or be dumbstruck by the International Museum of Toilets. Whether you're a. Museum of the Mind partners with science museums and other institutions to showcase the extraordinary capacities of the human mind. We specialize in designing exhibits and programs to educate the public about how the mind works and to stimulate public interest in the scientific study of the mind.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xiii, pages): illustrations: Contents: The museum function, inventoried consciousness, and German-speaking literature --Inventoried consciousness today: Durs Grünbein and W.G. Sebald --Ottilie under glass: collecting as disciplinary regime in Goethe's Wahlverwandtschaften --The museum of Bildung. The collections of the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room include 7, book volumes and 3, original works of art. The collections of the Rare Book Room represent a century of acquisitions from a wide variety of sources, including a number of personal collections of past Museum researchers as well as routine acquisitions by the library.


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