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Irish Intellectuals and Aesthetics: The Making of a Modern Art Collection (Hardback)

Irish Intellectuals and Aesthetics: The Making of a Modern Art Collection (Hardback)

Marta Herrero

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Irish Intellectuals and Aesthetics This book offers a novel sociological approach to art collecting with a study of the practices involved in the making of the collection for the Irish Musem of Modern Art in Dublin.

Drawing on the work of sociologists Zygmunt Bauman and Pierre Bourdieu on intellectuals, it argues that art collecting can be theorised as a form of intellectual practice whereby art objects are assigned collecting value...

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Author Marta Herrero
Publisher Irish Academic Press
Publication date 1 Oct 2006
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9780716533276

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