A Survey and Analysis of the Relationship and Approach of Texas Museums to Contemporary Art

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The problem of this survey is to ascertain the relationship between nine Texas art museums and contemporary art, defined for this study as art of the 1970s. The role of the museum and its involvement with contemporary art are also perceived in respect to the general public. The purpose of this study was (1) to visit nine Texas art museums and interview the director or curator of contemporary art, using a standardized questionnaire, and (2) to present and analyze the responses to the questionnaire. The eight questions comprising the survey were formulated to include both practical and philosophical related concerns. ... continued below

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Porter, Linda Williams December 1980.

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The problem of this survey is to ascertain the relationship between nine Texas art museums and contemporary art, defined for this study as art of the 1970s. The role of the museum and its involvement with contemporary art are also perceived in respect to the general public. The purpose of this study was (1) to visit nine Texas art museums and interview the director or curator of contemporary art, using a standardized questionnaire, and (2) to present and analyze the responses to the questionnaire. The eight questions comprising the survey were formulated to include both practical and philosophical related concerns. Therefore, the survey responses and final conclusions reflect a variety of issues ranging from the physical accommodation of diverse contemporary works to the more fundamental philosophical issue concerned with contemporary art's presence in the museum and the institution's function.

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Porter, Linda Williams. A Survey and Analysis of the Relationship and Approach of Texas Museums to Contemporary Art, thesis, December 1980; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504474/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .