The Curator's Handbook : Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces

The Curator's Handbook : Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces
Author: Adrian George
Rating: 4.22
Bestsellers Rate: 15341
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Book Format: Hardback
Binding: None
Pages: 334
Hours of reading: 5.6 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 19,73 €

About the book

The Curator's Handbook is the essential practical handbook for curators and curatorial students, mapping out every stage of the exhibition-making process from initial idea to final installation. In his introduction, Adrian George traces the history of curating back to its origins in the 17th century and outlines the multifarious roles of the curator today, including as custodian, interpreter, educator, facilitator and organizer. Twelve chapters then chart the various stages of the exhibition process in invaluable detail and clear, informative language - from initial concept to writing contracts and loan requests, putting together budgets and schedules, producing exhibition catalogues and interpretation materials, designing gallery spaces, working with artists, lenders and art handlers, organizing private views, and documenting and evaluating a show. A distinguished cast of international museum directors and curators offer advice and tips.




'A thorough and authoritative guide that will fulfill the needs of even the most demanding reader' -

Adrian George Biography

Adrian George is Deputy Director and Senior Curator at the UK Government Art Collection in London. A graduate of the Royal College of Art MA in Curatorial Practice, he has held curatorial posts at Tate Liverpool, Tate Modern, London, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. ... Read full biography

Authors: Adrian George
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9780500239285
ISBN10: 0500239282
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Book Format: Hardback
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Pages: 334
Book Weight: 680
Book Dimensions: 140x210x25.4
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Publication date: Aug. 11, 2015
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Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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