4.367 | Spring 2006 | Graduate

Studio Seminar in Public Art


The readings from the class are presented here. Each will be read and discussed in class.

Malraux, André. Museum Without Walls. Translated from French by Stuart Gilbert and Francis Price. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967.

McShine, Kynaston. The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect. New York, NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1999. ISBN: 0870700928.

Greenberg, Reesa, Bruce W. Ferguson, and Sandy Nairne, eds. Thinking About Exhibitions. New York, NY: Routledge, 1996. ISBN: 0415115892.

Buy at MIT Press Crimp, Douglas. On the Museum’s Ruins. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993. ISBN: 0262032090.

Putnam, James. Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium. New York, NY: Thames & Hudson, 2001. ISBN: 0500237905.

Augé, Marc. Non-places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity. Translated by John Howe. New York, NY: Verso, 1995. ISBN: 1859849563.

Bronson, A. A., and P. Gale, eds. Museums by Artists. Toronto, CA: Art Metropole, 1983. ISBN: 0920956130.

Bennett, Tony. The Birth of the Museum: History, Theory, Politics. New York, NY: Routledge, 1995. ISBN: 0415053870.

Course Info

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Spring 2006
Learning Resource Types
theaters Lecture Videos
group_work Projects with Examples