Fiona Candlin Micromuseology. An Analysis of Small Independent Museums Bloomsbury, 2015 Publisher Website How would our understanding of museums change if we used the Vintage Wireless Museum or the Museum of Witchcraft as examples – rather than the British Museum or the Louvre? Although there are thousands of small, independent, single-subject museums in the UK, […]Continue Reading
Elizabeth Edwards and Christopher Morton (eds) Photographs, Museums, Collections. Beetwen Art and Information 2015, London-New York, Bloomsbury The status of photographs in the history of museum collections is a complex one. From its very beginnings the double capacity of photography – as a tool for making a visual record on the one hand and an […]Continue Reading
Museums: A Visual Anthropology provides a clear and concise summary of the key ideas, debates and texts of the most important approaches to the study of museums from around the world. The book examines ways to address the social relations of museums, embedded in their sites, collections, and exhibitions, as an integral part of the visual and material culture they Continue Reading