Chapter 10. Do Subaltern Artifacts Belong in Art Museums?

  1. James O. Young Professor and
  2. Conrad G. Brunk Professor past director
  1. A. W. Eaton Assistant Professor1 and
  2. Ivan Gaskell2

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311099.ch10

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation

How to Cite

Eaton, A. W. and Gaskell, I. (2009) Do Subaltern Artifacts Belong in Art Museums?, in The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation (eds J. O. Young and C. G. Brunk), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311099.ch10

Editor Information

  1. University of Victoria, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161596

Online ISBN: 9781444311099

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Keywords:

  • subaltern artifacts;
  • hegemonic - values of Western societies;
  • Asymmetry of long-term power relations affecting museum stewardship of artworks;
  • museums, relying on patrons;
  • art museum, modern European phenomenon;
  • grounds for displaying subaltern artifacts in art museums - trans-cultural understanding

Summary

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