Saturday 31 August 2019

Reading lists, 31 August 2019

ICOM has put up a proposal to rewrite its definition of a museum (used around the world) and national chapters are not down with that (Hyperallergic)

How historic house tours in the south of the United States are being rewritten to incorporate the history of slavery and experiences of the slaves who built, laboured and lived in them (New York Times)

teamLab’s Tokyo Museum Has Become the World’s Most Popular Single-Artist Destination (Artnet News)

From the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe: debating the definitions of art and craft, fuelled by social media (New York Times)

A review of The Warmth of Other Suns, an exhibition at Washington's Phillips Collection mapping a century of displaced and immigrant artists' works (New York Times)

The Ringmaster: Is Charles Venable Democratizing a Great Art Museum in Indianapolis—or Destroying It? (Art News)

Talking Digital Colonialism with Morehshin Allahyari (article and podcast) (Hyperallergic)

A beautiful interactive mapping the geographical distribution of artists featured over the history of the Whitney Biennial (New York Times)

Shifting the Balance: a report from Diversity Arts Australia on diversity in leadership in Australian arts institutions (Diversity Arts Australia)

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