Curious Collectors, Collected Curiosities ePUB ☆
- 170 pages
- Curious Collectors, Collected Curiosities
- Janelle A. Schwartz
- 15 July 2016 Janelle A. Schwartz
[PDF / Epub] ☆ Curious Collectors, Collected Curiosities By Janelle A. Schwartz – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Curious Collectors Collected Curiosities An Interdisciplinary Study asks its readers to enter into an investigation of the nature of collecting as an aesthetic exercise Spanning the sixteenth century Curious Collectors Collected Curiosities An Interdisciplinary Study asks its readers to enter into an investigation of the nature of collecting as an aesthetic exercise Spanning the sixteenth century through today this book gathers together the work of current scholars to re envision the task of collectors and their collections in broad strokes Each chapter appropriates the idea of a cabinet of curiosity in order to expand its boundaries of meaning and to complicate our understanding of the acts of display and observation These chapters also demonstrate that collecting is a universal trope which nevertheless Curious Collectors, ePUB í depends on time and place for its particular expressions Whether the collection is made up of literary texts and criticism visual art including mechanical reproductions taxidermy and photography historical travelogues museum exhibitions blockbuster films or airline in flight briefing cards it conveys an urgent relevance to our consumer age in which information is abundant and attention is a commodity.