Future of the conservatives: who is wrong, who is right?

Why conservatives are legitimate head of museums. This is the title of point of view defended by Eric Blanchergorge, in the Hélène Girard article in Gazette of Commons. And do this in response at the article presenting the publication "the museum curators. Strengths and weaknesses of a profession"(La Documentation française), which analyzes a form of […]

Museum marks: a public space revisited?

Museum marks: a public space revisited? Call for papers. International symposium Toulouse, the 2 and 3 June 2016 From a classic entrepreneurial context, brands now know a continuous expansion in the public sector and particularly in the Museum field. The creation of an agency dedicated to the accompaniment of the intangible heritage of the State […]

Starchitecture (s). Figures of architects and urban space

The Starchitecture (s) work. Figures of architects and urban space has just been published. Under the direction of Maria Gravari-Barbas and Cécile Fox-de Jesus; Foreword by Joan Ockman Here is the presentation. The 1990s and 2000s are characterized by the profusion of iconic architectural projects, in a bidding war that had known little other periods […]

Economics of the arts and culture

An ambitious and illuminating book. The book of François Mairesse and Fabrice Rochelandet 'Economy arts and culture' (Armand Colin, 2015) brings important elements for the understanding of the contribution of economic science in the cultural field. Here is the presentation. The economic speech intrudes every day more in the world of culture, sometimes at the […]