By Caroline Levine
A provocative and compelling booklet that explores the complicated courting among democracy and avant-garde paintings, supplying a stunning new viewpoint at the serious position that the humanities play in democratic governance at domestic and abroad.
- Covers a extensive diversity of issues, from disputes over public paintings, copyright, and obscenity, to the operations of the home Un-American actions Committee in the course of the chilly War
- Highlights targeted and now and then surprising debates over the function of the rebellious artist inside society
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