Images for ASU4 – Vitrine Display

My thanks to David Wright, curator at the Wisbech & Fenland Museum, Wisbech, for allowing me to take these pictures. The Wisbech Museum is a perfect embodiment of the Victorian museum ideal. I love the fact that even the labels represent a kind of evolutionary timeline; from faded hand-written scraps of paper, to type-written script, to modern, digitally printed display boards.

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Isn’t it remarkable how things always come back to Duchamp? I’ve been thinking about his Portable Museum and how the idea could be adapted to a contemporary art handling collection…

Duchamp Portable Museum

And this is the pretty image I intend to use to line the vitrine:



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