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The Long and Short of Displaying Art:
Permanent Collections
And
Temporary Exhibitions
© Deborah Feller
April 1, 2017
Figure 1: Line to enter Treasures of Tutankhamun exhibition, 1977, Field Museum,
Chicago.
Figure 2: Lehman wing during Manus & Machina
exhibition—old masters paintings in background on left.
Metropolitan Museum o...
Figures 4 and 5: Asian Art galleries during China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition--eclipsing the art.
Metropolitan M...
Figure 11: Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio,
2016. Title gallery view with The Lute Player on the
right. Metropolit...
Figure 12: Leon Levy and Shelby White Court, Greek and Roman
galleries, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Figure 13: Greek and R...
Figure 14: View of the Crypt Gallery for Byzantine Art of Egypt, under the
Great Staircase, showing underside of stairs on...
Figure 16: Moroccan craftsman working on
arch for new galleries of Art of the Arab
Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and ...
Figure 18: Nineteenth-Century European
Paintings galleries (1979), Metropolitan
Museum of Art.
Figure 19: Nineteenth-Centu...
Figure 22: Publicity photo, Ribera, Maestro del dibujo. Museo
Nacional del Prado. November 22, 2016 – February 19, 2017.
F...
Figure 24: Jusepe de Ribera, Apollo and Marsyas (1637,
pen and brown ink, 4 x 4f in. [10 x 12.4 cm]). Istituto
Centrale pe...
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Long & Short of Displaying Art: Permanent Collections & Temporary Exhibitions

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There are advantages and disadvantages for the visiting public when art museums mount temporary exhibitions. This slide show accompanies a paper of the same name available for view on www.deborahfeller.com. Click on "Art Historian."

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Long & Short of Displaying Art: Permanent Collections & Temporary Exhibitions

  1. 1. The Long and Short of Displaying Art: Permanent Collections And Temporary Exhibitions © Deborah Feller April 1, 2017
  2. 2. Figure 1: Line to enter Treasures of Tutankhamun exhibition, 1977, Field Museum, Chicago.
  3. 3. Figure 2: Lehman wing during Manus & Machina exhibition—old masters paintings in background on left. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo © D. Feller. Figure 3: Lehman wing during Manus & Machina exhibition— viewers worshipping fashion. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo © D. Feller.
  4. 4. Figures 4 and 5: Asian Art galleries during China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition--eclipsing the art. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo courtesy of the museum.
  5. 5. Figure 11: Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio, 2016. Title gallery view with The Lute Player on the right. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo by Corrado Serra for Arts Summary. Figure 9: Valentin de Boulogne, The Lute Player, in Painting Music in the Age of Caravaggio, 2015. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo by Allison Meier for Hyperallergic. Figure 6: Valentin de Boulogne, The Lute Player, ca. 1625-26. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Figure 10: Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio, 2016. Title gallery view with Jusepe de Ribera's Denial of Saint Peter. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo by Corrado Serra for Arts Summary. Figure 7: Caravaggio Gallery. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo © D. Feller. Figure 8: Poussin Gallery. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo © D. Feller.
  6. 6. Figure 12: Leon Levy and Shelby White Court, Greek and Roman galleries, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 13: Greek and Roman galleries, central corridor. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  7. 7. Figure 14: View of the Crypt Gallery for Byzantine Art of Egypt, under the Great Staircase, showing underside of stairs on right. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 15: Crypt Gallery for Byzantine Art of Egypt, under the Great Staircase. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  8. 8. Figure 16: Moroccan craftsman working on arch for new galleries of Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 17: Moroccan Court of galleries of Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  9. 9. Figure 18: Nineteenth-Century European Paintings galleries (1979), Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 19: Nineteenth-Century European Paintings galleries (1993). Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 20: Nineteenth-Century European Sculpture galleries (1993). Metropolitan Museum of Art. Figure 21: Nineteenth-Century European Paintings galleries (2007), Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  10. 10. Figure 22: Publicity photo, Ribera, Maestro del dibujo. Museo Nacional del Prado. November 22, 2016 – February 19, 2017. Figure 23: Long view into final gallery, Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera. The Meadows Museum, March 12 - June 11, 2017. Photo © D. Feller Figure 24: View of final gallery, Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera. The Meadows Museum. Photo © D. Feller.
  11. 11. Figure 24: Jusepe de Ribera, Apollo and Marsyas (1637, pen and brown ink, 4 x 4f in. [10 x 12.4 cm]). Istituto Centrale per la Grafica, Rome. Figure 25: Jusepe de Ribera, Apollo and Marsyas (1637, oil on canvas, 6 x 7b ft. [182 x 232 cm]). Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples. Figure 24: Relative in size to painting.

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