Casanova as Case Study: How Should Art Museums Present Problematic Aspects of the Past?—ARTnews

Casanova as Case Study: How Should Art Museums Present Problematic Aspects of the Past?

One exhibition at the Legion of Honor shows how curators and institutions are rethinking the ways they organize and frame exhibitions on figures whose behavior is considered inappropriate, or even criminal, today. At a time when museums are cancelling shows by artists facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior, the Legion of Honor presented the show as an opportunity to talk about power, wealth, identity, self-invention, and social media.

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