Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

April 26th, 2018

Frans Hals and Anton Henning, via NYTThe New York Times explores the recent trend in museum curating towards “transhistorical” exhibitions, pairing contemporary works with pieces from deeper into the art historical canon. “What it is trying to do is to say that history lives,” says Sheena Wagstaff, chairwoman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary art department.

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