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Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture

Author
Kammen, Michael G.
Title
Visual shock : a history of art controversies in American culture / Michael Kammen.
Format
Book
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Published
New York : Vintage Books, 2007, c2006.
Description
xxvi, 450 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
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
  • Art politicized : ideological issues
  • The pivotal 1960s
  • The dimensions and dilemmas of public sculpture
  • The art museum transformed
  • Issues of diversity and inclusion
  • Comparisons and closure.
Kinsey subjects
Art history.
Art censorship--United States.
ISBN
9781400034642 (pbk.)
1400034647 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
070.2 K26 v5 2007
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute