Eilean Hooper-Greenhill has degrees in Fine Arts (University of Reading), Art Education and Sociology of Education (Institute of Education University of London). Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean. Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge. London and New York: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, pp., 32 illus. Cloth $ Eileen Hooper-Greenhill is a, perhaps the, leading practitioner in conferring academic respectability on museums and the concepts concerning them. Her first .

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Hoping to create a “universal” collection of material eilea that would be identical to the study of “universal” language, collections were built up to cover all materials in the world, rather than simply to reflect a particular collector or curator. I am currently living and working in North Devon, developing approaches to ceramic sculpture and drawing. This entry has no external links.

Search Site only in current section. By this time, collections accessible to the public were common throughout Europe, often falling under the notion of the “cabinet of curiosities. Career History My higher education has moved from an initial degree in fine art to a Masters Degree and then Doctor of Philosophy in sociology.

Competition for Consciousness Among Visual Events: Museums and Their Visitors. Pearce Limited preview – Pierre Bourdieu and the Visual Arts. Get to Know Us. Jenifer Booth – – Journal for Cultural Research 11 2: Request removal from index.

My first degree was largely practical, covering a range of sculptural processes, although I also followed courses in Philosophy, Italian and History of Art and wrote a dissertation on the sculptures of Picasso which have remained an enduring influence on my art work.


Carr – – Journal of Experimental Psychology 4 6: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The museum became an instrument in the reorientation of power relations in countries like France, placing democratic ideologies in the forefront of curatorial work, criticizing the older power arrangements of museums and emphasizing values of the new. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge Jan 23, Heath – – Theory, Culture and Society 21 6: Because of this, it is useful for both museum historians and students of material culture generally.

Her study attempts to examine museums in a more relative way, to understand how particular collections of objects that are now often dismissed as trivial and unscientific made cultural sense in their day. Available to ship in days.

Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture

Hooper-greenjill find I already have a sculptural language just waiting to be made concrete! As the medieval world gave way to Renaissance ideals, there came a greater emphasis on life in the present.

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Museums are at a critical moment in their history. Medicalization of the Post-Museum: Museums and Their Visitors aims to help museums and galleries in this crucial task.

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Personal tools Web Editor Log in. London and New York: My academic writing has concentrated on the social sides of museums and galleries, education, learning, exhibitions, in short — the experience of visitors. Consequently, objects became signs of wealth and instruments of power, and the newly emergent economic classes turned to collecting to foster their status. In NovemberI published Museums and Education: Sign in Create an account. The book looks in detail at the power of objects to inspire and stimulate and analyses the use of language in museums and galleries.

This means developing their public service functions through becoming more knowledgeable about the needs of their visitors and more adept at providing enjoyable and worthwhile experiences.

Some of the pieces that I made then which harked back to some aspects of earlier work are proving to be the forerunners of much that I find myself making now. Science Logic and Mathematics. Articulating the Visitor in Public Knowledge Institutions. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 3: Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Eilean Hooper-Greenhill’s book is part of this tradition, focusing on how the concept of the museum has taken different institutional forms over the past years.