In fact martin gammon argues in deaccessioning and its discontents deaccession has been an essential component of the museum experiment for centuries gammon offers the first critical history of deaccessioning by museums from the seventeenth to the twenty first century and exposes the hyperbolic extremes of deaccession denial the . Deaccessioning and its discontents a critical history martin gammon museums often stir controversy when they deaccession works formally remove objects from permanent collections with some critics accusing them of betraying civic virtue and the public trust. Gammon offers the first critical history of deaccessioning by museums from the seventeenth to the twenty first century and exposes the hyperbolic extremes of deaccession denial the assumption that deaccession is always wrong and deaccession apology when museums justify deaccession by finding some fault in the object as symptoms of the same . Deaccessioning and its discontents a critical history is available to buy in increments of 1 book description the first history of the deaccession of objects from museum collections that defends deaccession as an essential component of museum practice. On thursday my colleagues at artnet news ran an excerpt from deaccessioning and its discontents a new book by martin gammon tracing the history of the controversial practice by which museums
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