Museum metamorphosis à la mode

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Museum metamorphosis à la mode. / Baggesen, Rikke Haller.

I: Museological Review, Bind 18, 2014, s. 14-21.

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Baggesen, RH 2014, 'Museum metamorphosis à la mode', Museological Review, bind 18, s. 14-21.

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Baggesen, R. H. (2014). Museum metamorphosis à la mode. Museological Review, 18, 14-21.

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Baggesen RH. Museum metamorphosis à la mode. Museological Review. 2014;18:14-21.

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Baggesen, Rikke Haller. / Museum metamorphosis à la mode. I: Museological Review. 2014 ; Bind 18. s. 14-21.

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abstract = "Museums are steadily changing. Yet analogising this development with biological or mythological metamorphosis could imply an elevation or naturalisation of events, which is potentially problematic. This paper therefore suggests a supplementary perspective, arguing that certain changes in modern day museum practices correspond to the logic of fashion. Where Foucault once described museums as heterochronias; places representing an ’other-time’, museums now strive to be both of their time and in time with the Zeitgeist. As a consequence, they must keep up with the speedy cycles of technological advancements and cultural change, and not only deliver, but also stoke the desire for, novel experiences. The paper explores the current vogue for fashion exhibitions as a case in point, arguing that this trend serves to promote the museum as fashionably current, but can also support novel formats for cultural reflection.",
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