Public Art

Public Art

Theory, Practice and Populism

Paperback - 2008
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This book takes a bold look at public art and its populist appeal, offering a more inclusive guide to America′s creative tastes and shared culture. It examines the history of American public art from FDR′s New Deal to Christo′s The Gates and challenges preconceived notions of public art, expanding its definition to include a broader scope of works and concepts. Expands the definition of public art to include sites such as Boston′s Big Dig, Las Vegas′ Treasure Island, and Disney World Offers a refreshing alternative to the traditional rhetoric and criticism surrounding public art Includes insightful analysis of the museum and its role in relation to public art
Published: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2008.
ISBN: 9781405155595
Branch Call Number: 709.73 KNI
Characteristics: xv, 187 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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