Index
Abt, Jeffrey, 88
Adams, Laurie, 113
Adorno, Theodor, 234n37; on museum
skepticism, 59
African art, 247n38
Agostino di Duccio, 176–77
Alhambra, 179
Alsop, Joseph, 10; on collecting, 249n53
Alternative worlds, 208
Arata, Stephen, on museum skepticism,
66
Architecture, of museums: entrances,
35–37, 91, 99–100, 170; floor plans,
100–102, 109
Arena Chapel (Giotto), 76, 80, 163
Arendt, Hannah, on museum skepti-
cism, 70
Arnheim, Rudolf, 247n31; on Piero
della Francesca’s Resurrection, 130
Artforum, 215
Art history: history of, 8; world, 128–29
Art museums: architecture of, 91, 99–
102, 109; Asian collections and, 142;
capitalism and, 15, 186; change and,
222–23; conversations in, 220–21;
end of history of, 199; Enlighten-
ment and, 210–11; expansion of,
15, 145, 200; fantasy play in, 27–29;
forces of destruction and, 32; French
Revolution and, 12, 15; future and,
205–6; identification and, 123–25;
imperialism and, 67; interpreted,
6–7, 17, 19–21: locations of, 181; mass
art and, 212–13; memory theater
and, 240n31; narratives about, 91–
109; narratives of Asian art, 141–42;
narratives within, 100–102, 126–27,
240n22; Napoleon and, 13; Native
American art and, 88; non-European
art and, 127, 247n38; optimism
about, 206; origin of, 9–10, 11–12,
226n33, 264–65n6; paternalism and,
204; power and, 37–39, 41, 49, 62,
67, 179; provincial, 199; public good
and, 67; radical innovation and,
198; Renaissance and, 9, 10, 98; sexy
pictures in, 34; time travel and, 39–
50; as total works of art, 18; utopian
visions and, 224; varieties of Ameri-
can, 182; violence and, 86–87; as
Western phenomenon, 10, 15
Bal, Mieke, 19, 94, 218
Bann, Stephen, 21; on museum skepti-
cism, 63–64
Barnes, Albert, 8, 41, 148–64, 180, 181,
256n86; aesthetic theory and, 152–53
157; on African American art, 150–
51; African American culture and,
149, 164; The Art in Painting, 149,
151, 156; art world and, 158; Barr and,
148, 163; on Chinese painting, 153;
collecting style of, 149–50; Thomas
Craven and, 155; Dewey and, 150,
156–57, 160–61; formalism of, 151,
167; The French Primitives, 149;
Gardner and, 155, 164; on Giotto, 153
Greenberg and, 148, 151–52, 163–64;
Matisse and, 149–50, 155, 159, 162–
63; on modernism, 200; Munro and
150; Primitive Negro Sculpture, 187,
253n21; progressive politics of, 150
Barnes Foundation, 146–64: as demo-
cratic public art museum, 206–7;
Matisse’s The Joy of Life in, 157–59,
161–62; old-fashioned installations
in, 157, 180
Barolsky, Paul, ix, 35, 84–85, 223
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