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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

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

a passing thought--henry