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The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (1965-1982): exhibitions, spectatorship and social change

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This thesis examines the first seventeen years of the history of the Museum of Modern Art Oxford (MOMA), from its founding in 1965 until c. 1982. It is concerned with the changing relationships between the museum and its audience, focusing on those aspects of the museum's programming that shed light on its role as a public mediator of recent art. This provides a means to consider the underlying values and commitments that informed MOMA's emergence as a leading contemporary art institution....

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HUMS
Department:
Ruskin School of Art
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford/Modern Art Oxford
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2017-10-25

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