Dr Georgina Walker is Sessional Subject Coordinator in Art History and Museum Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her research connects the rising popularity of private museums with new models of philanthropy and a reconfigured relationship between private and public space.
Her forthcoming book, The Private Collector’s Museum – Public Good versus Private Gain, to be published by Routledge, is based on her doctoral dissertation.
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Shifting Global Perspectives on the Private Art Museum: From Private Delectation to Public Benefit and BeyondFree Public Lecture
The Barjeel Art Foundation in the United Arab Emirates (2010) belongs to a new model of private art museums that have emerged in the 21st century and indicate an acceleration of the privatisation of art and culture on a global scale. Founded by Su...PresentersDr Georgina Walker