Theory, Practice, and Populism
By (author) Cher Krause Knight
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Public Art by Cher Krause Knight
Book DescriptionThis 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
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405155588
(245mm x 164mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Companion to Public Art, Hardback (August 2016)
A Companion to Public Art is the only scholarly volume to examine the main issues, theories, and practices of public art on a comprehensive scale.
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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.
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Author Biography - Cher Krause Knight
Cher Krause Knight is Assistant Professor of Art History in the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College in Boston. She has published her work in Visual Resources, the Journal of American and Comparative Cultures, Analecta Husserliana: The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research, and American Art Review, as well as in the anthologies Reclaiming the Spiritual in Art: Contemporary Cross-Cultural Perspectives, and Blaze: Discourse on Art, Women and Feminism.
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