museological

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Etymology[edit]

From museology +‎ -ical.

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museological (comparative more museological, superlative most museological)

  1. Pertaining to museology.
    • 2007 July 20, Roberta Smith, “Space Exploration, Conducted on a Spiral”, New York Times:
      But as a testament to what might be called the Thomas Krens legacy — he will be remembered as a builder of museums who failed to build where his museum needed it most — this is partly a depressing show, symptomatic of the kind of museological missteps that have become par for the course in New York.
    • 2007 October 5, Edward Rothstein, “What’s Latex Got to Do With It?”, New York Times:
      Of course, in the cinema gallery, where monitors and projections are accompanied by museological text labels, a voyeuristic, peep-show pleasure is partly promised; and tape loops of pornographic hydraulics hold repeat viewers in rapt attention.
    • 2009 March 27, Simon Jenkins, “This hoarding of treasures is a scandal. They belong to the world”, The Guardian:
      They are stars of the museological jet set.

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