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Re: how museums make art history -who carries the weight?

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Henry Taylor (taylorh)
Thu, 11 Feb 1999 18:38:18 -0700


>Although I don't know the specifics of the exhibition you discuss, I agree
>with your point. ARt historians, museum curators and exhibition designers
>certainly shape the art history that we know.

AND, in a certain light, they are artists too! Meta-artists and Assemblage
artists of a sort, I'd say. Installation artists of bricolage too.Take a
body of work and work with it aesthetically in a spirit of art and meaning,
composing adding subtracting... many artists could and do appreciate such
work.

Probably have more access to "fair use" than any other artists on the planet
too.

a passing thought--henry