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  1. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  2. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  3. The Erotic Arts
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    Covers the uses of erotic themes in various branches of the arts at all times and in many civilizations.
  4. Excellence at the National Gallery of Canada
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Terms like #the good# and #excellent# have been used to exclude minorities and perpetuate a dominant monoculture. NGC#s current mandate of #excellence# raises serious questions about its ability to represent a culturally diverse nation.
  5. Google a great painting
    Project allows users to get a close-up view of works from 17 museums

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Google's Art Project allows viewers to browse works from 17 museums including the Metropolitcan Museum, MoMA, The National Gallery, Tate Britain and others in super-high resolution.
  6. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  7. Hermitage Revealed
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2014
    The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, holding over 3 million works of art in stunning architectural settings.
  8. Memorial University of Newfoundland
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  9. People's Aesthetics
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    An essay on self-proclaimed "progressives" and their hypocritical defense of cultural hierarchies and consumption of popular or lower middle class culture for camp value. He opines that the distinction between craft and art is class based.
  10. The politics of display
    The redesign of the Ashmolean in Oxford provides a chance to reflect on how we understand the meaning of collections

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is the oldest museum in Britain, founded in 1693. The institution has grown, thanks to a new postmodern building by architect Rick Mather. The open concept design of the new galleries is perfect for the curatorial focus on the impact of trade and the legacy of intercultural exchange titled "Crossing Cultures Crossing Time".
  11. The Secret Museum
    Pornography in Modern Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Kendrick looks at the idea of pornography since the word was coined a century and a half ago, concentrating less on the books and pictures that have instigated battles over "pornography" than on what people thought and felt about them.
  12. A user's guide to artspeak
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    There is now a name for the pompous prose used by art galleries: International Art Speak. You need to speak it to be a part of art culture.

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