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Collecting the New:
Museums and Contemporary Art
Edited by Bruce Altshuler

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Collecting the New: A Historical Introduction by Bruce Altshuler 1
The Right to Be Wrong by Howard N. Fox 15
To Have and to Hold by Robert Storr 29
9 Minutes 45 Seconds by Jeffrey Weiss 41
Breaking Down Categories: Print Rooms, Drawing Departments, and the Museum by Christophe Cherix 55
Keeping Time: On Collecting Film and Video Art in the Museum by Chrissie Iles and Henriette Huldisch 65
Collecting New-Media Art: Just Like Anything Else, Only Different by Steve Dietz 85
Beyond the "Authentic-Exotic": Collecting Contemporary Asian Art in the Twenty-first Century by Vishakha N. Desai 103
The Unconscious Museum: Collecting Contemporary African Art without Knowing It by Pamela McClusky 115
The Accidental Tourist: American Collections of Latin American Art by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro 131
Collecting the Art of African-Americans at the Studio Museum in Harlem: Positioning the "New" from the Perspective of the Past by Lowery Stokes Sims 147
The Challenges of Conserving Contemporary Art by Glenn Wharton 163
Acknowledgments 179
Index 181
Photography Credits 194

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