Shimrit Lee

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Decolonize Museums

The idealized Western museum, as typified by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, and the Museum of Natural History, has remained much the same for over a century: a uniquely … 296 View
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Introduction

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In the Introduction, Shimrit Lee explores how the increasing number of protest movements against imperialism, racism, and colonialism have brought the ‘neutrality’ of museums into … 17 $1.70 Add
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Returning the Collection

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In Chapter One: Returning the Collection, Lee investigates museum collections across Europe and North America and their immense stockpiles of treasures pilfered from former colonies and … 57 $5.70 Add
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Subverting the Gaze

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In Chapter Two: Subverting the Gaze, Lee examines how museums have served as historical extensions of European and North American colonial projects. Topics discussed include the neutral aesthetic … 48 $4.80 Add
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Rewriting the Narrative

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In Chapter Three: Rewriting the Narrative, Lee explores the initiatives that call for the decolonization of museums and address their ties to colonial history. Topics discussed include Decolonize … 67 $6.70 Add
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Following the Money

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In Chapter Five: Following the Money, Lee critically examines the ethics behind museum funding. Topics discussed include museums as visible centers of protest, museum sponsorships, the Occupy … 28 $2.80 Add
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Epilogue

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In the Epilogue, Lee reflects on how much has changed in the decolonizing museums movement since 2021 2 $0.20 Add