Museums and galleries provide a window to history, culture and ideas. But do the appropriation and ownership of art reflect a marketisation that mirrors the world of commerce? Does the fetishisation of artefacts perpetuate archaic definitions and perceptions of other cultures?
Chris Dercon, Director of Tate Modern
Okwui Enwezor, Director of Haus der Kunst, Munich
Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Civilisations at the University of Chicago
Olav Velthuis, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam
Book via Tate: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/talks-and-lectures/artefacts
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