The whole picture : the colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it /

Should museums be made to give back their marbles? Is it even possible to 'decolonize' our galleries? Must Rhodes fall? How to deal with the colonial history of art in museums and monuments in the public realm is a thorny issue that we are only just beginning to address. Alice Procter, cre...

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Main Author: Procter, Alice (Art historian) (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : Cassell, [2021]
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. The palace
  • 1. Vases & attitudes
  • 2. The sarcophagus
  • 3. Pitt's diamond
  • 4. An offering
  • 5. Forged relics
  • Part II. The classroom
  • 6. The kangaroo & the dingo
  • 7. Mai
  • 8. The tiger of Mysore
  • 9. Abolitionists
  • 10. England's greatness
  • 11. The shield
  • Part III. The memorial
  • 12. A Haida carving
  • 13. Mokomokai
  • 14. Mining the museum
  • 15. Human zoos
  • 16. The coffin
  • Part IV. The playground
  • 17. Museum highlights
  • 18. Crowd control
  • 19. The ship
  • 20. Sugar baby
  • 21. Change the date
  • 22. Return
  • Conclusion
  • Endnotes
  • Bibliography
  • Picture credits
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements.