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By Christie Brown,Julian Stair,Clare Twomey

This groundbreaking ebook is the 1st to supply a serious evaluation of the connection among modern ceramics and curatorial perform in museum tradition. Ceramic items shape an incredible a part of museum collections, with connections to anthropology, archaeology and different disciplines that interact with the cultural and social heritage of humankind. in recent times museums have supplied the impetus for state of the art creative perform, both as a reaction to specific collections, or as a part of exhibitions. however the query of ways museums have staged modern ceramics and the way ceramic artists reply to museum collections has now not been the topic of released learn so far. This ebook examines how ceramic artists have, during the last decade, started to animate museum collections in new methods, and displays at the influence that those new tasks have had within the extensive context of visible tradition. Ceramics within the multiplied box is the end result of a three-year AHRC funded undertaking, and displays its significant findings. It brings jointly prime overseas voices within the box of ceramics, study undertaken through the venture and papers brought on the concluding convention. through studying the advantages and constraints of interventions and the discussion among ceramics and museological perform, this publication will convey concentration to a space of museology that has now not but been theorized, and should give a contribution to coverage debates and paintings practice.

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