Thank you ReReeti , Tjehsvi and Deppthi to write so many good articles about museums.
Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France | Photo by Deepthi Radhakrishnan.
In my previous post I began by trying to define a good museum exhibit. What emerged from dialogues and insights with readers was the importance of the aspect of the objects or the exhibits gaining prominence over the medium or the display itself — in other words, the need for a non-intrusive display at the museum.
This got me ruminating about a memorable museum experience, thereby becoming imperative to clarify at the very onset that ‘memorable is not equal to beautiful or appealing’. What constitutes a memorable museum experience anyway — the collection, the architecture, educative insights upon visiting a museum, or the overall experience itself? Does architecture disrupt or hinder day-to-day operations or compromise displays? What is our approach towards art in India? Are art and religion inseparable? Are art and politics inseparable? Or as Jacques…
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