With his trademark style, the late Robert Hughes explores how museums, the production of art and the way we experience it have radically changed in the last 50 years, telling the story of the rise of contemporary art and looking back over a life spent talking and writing about the art he loves, and loathes.
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One of the world’s best known and controversial artists and art world figures is wading into the world of curating art for the masses, and he is set to open his first museum in the spring of next year in London. 414 more words
The word ‘museum’ first appeared in the second half of the 15th century when the Medici family founded the Chapels Museum in Florence, Italy. The British Museum in London was seen as the catalyst in Municipal Museums in Britain. 2,633 more words