Provoking Democracy: Why We Need the Arts (Wiley-Blackwell by Caroline Levine

By Caroline Levine

A provocative and compelling ebook that explores the complicated courting among democracy and avant-garde artwork, providing a stunning new point of view at the serious function that the humanities play in democratic governance at domestic and abroad.

  • Covers a large variety of themes, from disputes over public paintings, copyright, and obscenity, to the operations of the home Un-American actions Committee in the course of the chilly War
  • Highlights specified and from time to time stunning debates over the function of the rebellious artist inside of society

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