'The present volume investigates the process of global art production and art consumption and the extent to which it is prompting a critical reevaluation of the notion of mainstream art. The project GAM - Global Art and the Museum was initiated by ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, with the aim to explore the impact of art's globalization on art museums, their audiences, and the art market. Whereas the art market, like its new clientele of collectors from many parts of the world, acts on a global scale, art museums, but also ethnographic museums, operate within a local framework where they encounter audiences from most diverse cultures and societies.' (Back Cover, The Global Art World: Audiences, Markets, and Museums)
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Onsite

Location code REF.BEH3
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English

Publication/Creation date

2009

No of pages

407

ISBN / ISSN

9783775724074

No of copies

2

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
Introduction
Contemporary Art as Global Art: A Critical Estimate

- Hans BELTING

Global Art: Rewritings, Transformations, and Translations. Thoughts on the Project GAM

- Peter WEIBEL

The New Geography of Art
Marketing Diference: The Balkans on Display

- Louisa AVGITA

Geopolitics of Global Art: The Reinvention of Latin America as a Geoaesthetic Region

- Joaquín BARRIENDOS

Contemporary Art of Africa: Coevalness in the Global World

- Thomas FILLITZ

Contradictions in Time-Space: Spanish Art and Global Discourse

- Miguel Á. HERNÁNDEZ-NAVARRO

A Place to Go: The Sharjah Biennial

- Jack PERSEKIAN

How Global Art Transforms Ethnic Art

- Laymert Garcia dos Santos

Mapping Art Museums Today
The Museu AfroBrasil in Sao Paulo: A New Museum Concept

- Emanoel ARAÚJO

Contemporary African Art in the British Museum

- Claude ARDOUIN

Corporate Museums in Istanbul

- Savas ARSLAN

The Tate Effect

- T.J. DEMOS

Government, Business, and People: Museum Development in Asia

- HO Hingkay Oscar, 何慶基

Museum sceneries in Latin America

- Angel KALENBERG

A University Museum in Manila: The Ateneo Art Gallery

- Ramon E.S. LERMA

Memory in Chile and Paraguay: Two Art Museums in Latin America

- Justo Pastor MELLADO

Museums as Contact Zones: Struggles between Curators and Local Arists in Japan

- Masaaki MORISHITA

Curating Contradictions: 'Graft' in the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale

- Colin RICHARDS

A New Setting for the Contemporary: A University Museum in Mexico City

- Rafael Sámano RAO

Addendum: The MuAC and Its Initial Encounter with Its Publics

- Karen Cordero REIMAN

Contemporary Art in Ethnographic Museums

- Mirjam SHATANAWI

Museum Politics and Nationalism in Singapore

- Eugene TAN, 陳維德

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