Museums Inside Out
Artist Collaborations and New Exhibition Ecologies
by Mark W. Rectanus
An ambitious study of what it means to be a museum in the twenty-first century
In Museums Inside Out, Mark W. Rectanus investigates how museums are blurring the boundaries between their gallery walls and public spaces. He examines how artists are challenging and changing museums, taking readers deep into new experiments in exhibition making while also offering insights about how museums currently exemplify the fusion of the creative and digital economies.
“Museums Inside Out introduces a new vocabulary to understand the place of artists in redefining and contesting the museum in the context of globalization and the creative economy. This groundbreaking book is necessary reading for anyone seeking to understand the directions of travel of museums and of contemporary art in an age of accelerated mobility.”
— Michelle Henning, author of Museums, Media and Cultural Theory
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