The Life of Art: Expectations of a New Exhibition Met

A few weeks ago I blogged about the Power and Pathos exhibition at the Getty Centre, an remarked that I was not very impressed, considering all of the hype. I was however impressed by the smallest exhibition on their program, and that was The Life of Art exhibition. I had seen bits about it online, … More The Life of Art: Expectations of a New Exhibition Met

Power and Pathos: Great Expectations of a New Exhibit

Well, this is a little awkward. Have you ever disliked an exhibit that everyone else liked? This past weekend I attended the Getty Centre’s new exhibition Power and Pathos. I should say that this was a ‘twitter made me do it’ activity, as I had seen many tweets about how wonderful and revolutionary the exhibition was. … More Power and Pathos: Great Expectations of a New Exhibit

Change in Museum Collections: Realistic or Unrealistic?

Times are logistically difficult for museums at the moment, and priorities concerning their collections management and directly related programs are changing. So let me ask this, should we be realistic or unrealistic about what we want to do with museum collections? My idea for this blog came from a recent short conversation I had on … More Change in Museum Collections: Realistic or Unrealistic?