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Author Kammen, Michael G.

Title Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture / Michael Kammen.

Imprint New York : Knopf, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    306.47 KAM    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvi, 450 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Art and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Art and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Art, American -- 19th century -- Public opinion.
Art, American -- 20th century -- Public opinion.
ISBN 1400041295
Standard No. 9781400041299

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