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Do away with artspeak – book review

Interpretation mattersRebecca’s written about doing away with dumbing up and fighting the forces of artspeak in this month’s Museums Journal (November 2015, login required).

Her review of The Interpretation Matters Handbook by Dany Louise welcomes a sceptical look at the way much art text seems to obscure its meaning rather than making it any clearer.

An editing error led to a mistake in the first paragraph, but that’s another story that Rebecca tells in her blog. RM

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