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The Resource Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture, Michael Kammen

Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture, Michael Kammen

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Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture
Title
Visual shock
Title remainder
a history of art controversies in American culture
Statement of responsibility
Michael Kammen
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the nature, diversity, causes, and persistence of controversies generated by art and artists since the 1830s, exploring the role of arts patrons, local and national governments, and the media in creating and maintaining controversies and assessing the effects, both positive and negative, of such disputes
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
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163342
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
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Kammen, Michael G
Dewey number
306.4/70973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N72.S6
LC item number
K225 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Art and society
  • Art and society
  • Art, American
  • Art, American
Target audience
adult
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a history of art controversies in American culture
Label
Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture, Michael Kammen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-424) and index
Contents
Monuments, memorials, and Americanism [public art] -- Nudity, decency, and morality -- Coming to terms with modernism -- Troubles with murals -- Are politicized: ideological issues -- The pivotal 1960s -- The dimensions and dilemmas of public sculpture -- The art museum transformed -- Issues of diversity and inclusion
Control code
ocm61881182
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 450 p.
Isbn
9781400041299
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2005044750
Other control number
9781400041299
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61881182
Label
Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture, Michael Kammen
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-424) and index
Contents
Monuments, memorials, and Americanism [public art] -- Nudity, decency, and morality -- Coming to terms with modernism -- Troubles with murals -- Are politicized: ideological issues -- The pivotal 1960s -- The dimensions and dilemmas of public sculpture -- The art museum transformed -- Issues of diversity and inclusion
Control code
ocm61881182
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 450 p.
Isbn
9781400041299
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2005044750
Other control number
9781400041299
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61881182

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