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Taking Art to the Streets: The Ephemeral Outdoor Museum as Contact Zone

Katarzyna Pieprzak

in Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the nature of the street to engage with multiple histories and experiences of the environment. It argues that the visible but ephemeral outdoor museum is a vital site to be ... More


A Private Cabinet of Curiosity: The Belghazi Museum and Its Politics of Nostalgia

Katarzyna Pieprzak

in Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter provides an overview of the Belghazi Museum, a Moroccan museum that functions as a cabinet of curiosities. When Abdellah Belghazi founded the Belghazi Museum in 1996, he stated that the ... More


Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines the intertwined politics surrounding art and modernization in Morocco from 1912 to the present by considering the structure of the museum not only as a modern institution but also ... More


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