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The Road to Renewal: Refiguring the Art Museum in Twentieth-Century Britain

@inproceedings{Ruiz2017TheRT,
  title={The Road to Renewal: Refiguring the Art Museum in Twentieth-Century Britain},
  author={Ana Baeza Ruiz},
  year={2017}
}
The thesis critically investigates the ways in which art museums in Britain evolved their curatorial techniques in the first half of the twentieth century, and it specifically charts the career of the scholar and museum director Philip Hendy (1900-1980), by focusing on the three museums under his care: Leeds City Art Gallery (1934-1945); Temple Newsam, Leeds (1938-1945); and the National Gallery, London (1946-1967). Through these case-studies, the thesis explores Hendy’s scheme to modernise… 
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