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Archiving Artistic Processes in Evolving Relationships

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Title: Archiving Artistic Processes in Evolving Relationships
Authors: Chen, Xueyin
Issue Date: 8-Aug-2012
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: International Museum Studies
Keywords: Museology, museum studies, archive, documentation, contemporary art, conceptual art, institutional critique
Abstract: This thesis is concerned with the institutionalization of artistic processes, particularly in the forms of the archive and the art museum. It is argued that artistic processes are complex, varied, and involves many factors. The archive and the museum, armed with the task to preserve valuable records for society, are also participants of artistic processes, while at the same time contributing to the symbolic value of the objects they hold as they feed their interpretations to a passive audie... more
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