Curator as Auteur

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Curator as Auteur
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Lubar, Steven (Author)
Date Created
2014-02-14
Abstract
Richard Rabinowitz is one of our best exhibition curators, and his two-part ‘‘Slavery in New York’’ at the New-York Historical Society is among the most successful exhibitions of recent years. His essay on how he created that exhibit is valuable as a case study. It is also worth reading as a how-to guide, a master class in curation. Students of museum studies and curators and other museum staff can benefit from Rabinowitz’s thoughtful step-by-step analysis of his work on this exhibit. But the essay is much more than just a case study describing the decisions that helped create a fine exhibition, more than a how-to guide for curators. It is also a manifesto for the interpretive exhibition, and for the curator as auteur
Keywords
Richard Rabinowitz
museum curation
museum studies
interpretive exhibition

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Lubar, Steven, "Curator as Auteur" (2014). Research at Brown. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:788269/

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