Polished History: The Arms and Armor Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Glamorization of Violence

By Saygin Salgirli.

Published by The Arts Collection

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A paper on the ideological problems of representing and exhibiting arms and armor, or any weaponary, in the institutional museum.

Keywords: Institutional Museum, Exhibition, Arms and Armor, Chivalry, Nation State, War

International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.109-114. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.640MB).

Saygin Salgirli

I received my MA in Ottoman history in 2003 from Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. I am currently a PhD candidate at SUNY-Binghamton University. My research interests include social and political history of Medieval art and architecture, early Ottoman art and architecture, and comparative and interdisciplinary research in art and architectural history.


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