The incunabulum and the plastic bag
Fusco, Maria. 2009. The incunabulum and the plastic bag. In: , ed. A Manual for the 21st Century Art Institution. Köln and London: Koenig Books and Whitechapel Gallery. ISBN 978 3865606 181 [Book Section]No full text available
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Abstract or Description
This chapter thinks through the oddness and importance of the bookshop in art galleries, commissioned for A Manual for the 21st Century Gallery, Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Institutions So Different, So Appealing?,
Twelve authors – artists, curators, academics and directors of international galleries and museums – trace a trajectory around each typology of space, using them as springboards for wider investigation.
Contributors include: Bruce Altshuler, Iwona Blazwick, Chris Dercon, Maria Fusco, Caro Howell, Charles Merewether, Mark Nash, Brian O'Doherty, Niru Ratnam, Sukhdev Sandhu, Adam Szymcyzk and Nayia Yiakoumaki.