Art and the public

the democratization of the fine arts in the United States, 1830-1860
  • 86 Pages
  • 2.77 MB
  • English
Metzler , Stuttgart
Popular culture -- United States, Arts and society -- United S


United St

StatementLucille Wrubel Grindhammer.
SeriesAmerikastudien ;, Bd. 41, Amerikastudien (Series) ;, Bd. 41.
LC ClassificationsNX503.7 .G75
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4923792M
ISBN 103476003159
LC Control Number76350035

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New•Land•Marks: public art, community, and the meaning of place. Book 1, the Vision for Public Art in Drainage and Wastewater, provides a unified conceptual framework within which public art unfolds and offers guidance on the conception and execution of public art projects and programs.

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Following are some key aspects of the Vision for Public Art. Studies are increasingly demonstrating the concrete positive, public health benefits of public art.

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In this book, Fred Evans develops philosophical and political criteria for assessing how public art can respond to the fragility of democracy.

He calls for considering such artworks as acts of citizenship, pointing to their capacity to resist autocratic tendencies and reveal new dimensions of democratic society.