Education

PhD Museum Studies, University of Leicester, 2010

MA Museum Studies, University of Leicester, 2001

BA (Hons.) Art History, University of East Anglia, 1997

Publications

Monograph

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2014. Museum Representations of Maoist China. Ashgate/Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/products/isbn/9781472416551

 Edited volumes

Watson, Sheila, Amy Jane Barnes and Katy Bunning (eds). Forthcoming (Jan 2018). Heritage: a museum studies approach. Leicester Readers in Museum Studies. London: Routledge.

 

Dudley, Sandra, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov and Jennifer Walklate (eds). 2012. Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories. London: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415692717/

 

Dudley, Sandra, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov and Jennifer Walklate (eds). 2011. The Thing about Museums: Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation. London: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415679046/

 

Knell, Simon, Peter Aronsson, Arne Bugge Amundsen, Amy Jane Barnes, Stuart Burch, Jennifer Carter, Viviane Gosselin, Sally Hughes and Alan Kirwan (eds). 2010. National Museums: new studies from around the world. London: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415547741/

 

 Chapters

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. Forthcoming (2018). ‘Representing the China Dream: A case study in revolutionary cultural heritage’. In Watson, Barnes and Bunning (eds). Heritage: a museum studies approach. Leicester Readers in Museum Studies. London: Routledge.

 

Kraamer, Malika and Amy Jane Barnes. Forthcoming (2018). ‘Suits and Saris: Exploring multiple migrations and transnational identities’. In Watson, Barnes and Bunning (eds). Heritage: a museum studies approach. Leicester Readers in Museum Studies. London: Routledge.

 

Hyde, Colin and Amy Jane Barnes. 2017. ‘Displaying Ghost Signs Online’. In Schutt, Roberts, White (eds), Advertising and Public Memory: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs. London: Routledge

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2011. ‘Displaying the Communist Other: Perspectives on the Exhibition and Interpretation of Communist Visual Culture’. In Dudley, Sandra, Amy Jane Barnes and Jennifer Walklate (eds.). The Thing about Museums. Routledge.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane and Jennifer Walklate. 2011. ‘Afterword: a conversation with Sue Pearce’. In Dudley, Sandra, Amy Jane Barnes and Jennifer Walklate (eds.). The Thing about Museums. Routledge.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2010. ‘Exhibiting China in London’. In Knell, Simon, Peter Aronsson, Arne Bugge Amundsen, Amy Jane Barnes, Stuart Burch, Jennifer Carter, Viviane Gosselin, Sally Hughes and Alan Kirwan (eds.). National Museums: new studies from around the world. London: Routledge. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/31667

 

Barnes, Amy. 2002. ‘Catalogue Entries’. In Pierson, Stacey (ed). Qingbai Ware: Chinese Porcelain of the Song and Yuan Dynasties. London: Percival David Foundation.

 

 

Edited journal

 

Barnes, Amy Jane, Anna Chrusciel, Mette Houlberg-Rung, Jeong-eun Lee, Christina Lleras, Jeremy Ottevanger, Anna Woodham (eds.). 2008. Museological Review, 13. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/documents/museologicalreview/MR-13-2008.pdf

 

 

Journal Articles

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. Forthcoming (2017). ‘Revolutionary nianhua in the British Library [in Chinese]. 年画研究 (Niánhuà yánjiū) [Nianhua Journal]. Feng Jicai Research Institute of Literature and Art of Tianjin University.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane and Malika Kraamer. 2015. ‘Japanese Saris: Dress, Globalisation and Multiple Migrants’. Textile History. November. Maney.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2014. ‘Introduction: Forum on Health and Wellbeing in Museums and Galleries’. In Museum Worlds, 2. https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/29170?mode=full

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2012. ‘A Trojan Horse? An icon of the anti-establishment at the Victoria & Albert Museum’. In Museum and Society, 10 (2), 69-80. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/museumsociety/documents/volumes/barnes.pdf

 

Barnes, Amy. 2003. ‘China in Britain: The representation of twentieth-century Chinese art and culture in contemporary British museums.’ In Museological Review, 9. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/29169

 

 

Other articles

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2014. ‘What makes a good museum? The Art Fund knows.’ The Conversation. 11 July. https://theconversation.com/what-makes-a-good-museum-the-art-fund-knows-28750

 

 

Unpublished PhD thesis

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2009. From Revolution to Commie Kitsch: (Re)-presenting China in Contemporary British Museums through the Visual Culture of the Cultural Revolution. University of Leicester. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/8282

 

 

Exhibition Catalogue

 

Pierson, Stacey with Barnes, Amy. 2002. A Collector’s Vision: Ceramics for the Qianlong Emperor. London: Percival David Foundation.

 

 

Reports

 

Parry, Ross and Amy Jane Barnes. 2010. Proposed research strands, projects and intellectual framework: consultative report for Tate Research Centre, the Art Museum and its Future. University of Leicester.

 

 

Book Reviews

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2013. ‘Hand-Painted Signs of Kratie’ by Sam Roberts. In Modern Art Asia. Issue 15, August.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2012. ‘Grand Designs: Labor, Empire, and Museum in Victorian Culture’ by Lara Kriegel. In Museum and Society, 10 (1), March 2012. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/museumsociety/documents/volumes/reviews28.pdf

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2010. ‘The Comfort of Things’ by Daniel Miller. In Museological Review, 14. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/documents/museologicalreview/MR-14-2010.pdf

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2009. ‘Championing the twentieth-century Chinese artist’. In Art History, 32 (3).

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2009. ‘Bushell, Yetts and the mystery of the missing photographer: A Curatorial detective story’. In Art History, 32 (3).

 

Barnes, Amy. 2005. ‘Chinese Silk’ by Shelagh Vainker. In Journal of Museum Ethnography.

 

 

Exhibition Reviews

 

Barnes, Amy. 2016. ‘The Portland Collection, Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire’. Museums Journal, May 2016: 44-47.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2012. ‘The Spirit of Striving for Happiness in Hard Times, Song Dong: Waste Not, Barbican Art Gallery, London’. Modern Art Asia, Issue 11, August.

 

Barnes, Amy Jane. 2012. ‘Rashid Rana, Everything is Happening at Once, New Art Exchange, Nottingham’.  Modern Art Asia. Issue 9, March.

 

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