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Title Art and the public sphere / edited by W.J.T. Mitchell
Published Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1992


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Description 268 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents Daring to dream / John Hallmark Neff -- The public as sculpture: from heavenly city to mass ornament / Michael North -- The violence of public art: do the right thing / W.J.T. Mitchell -- The counter-monument: memory against itself in Germany today / James E. Young -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Washington Mall: philosophical thoughts on political iconography / Charles L. Griswold -- Law for art's sake in the public realm / Barbara Hoffman -- Through the back door: alternative approaches to public art / Virginia Maksymowicz -- Public space in a private time / Vito Acconci -- The dream / Agnes Denes -- Urban poises / Ben Nicholson -- Art and censorship / Richard Serra -- An interview with Barbara Kruger / W.J.T. Mitchell -- Fine furs / David Antin
Summary "This anthology of wide-ranging essays by leading critics and artists addresses recent controversies in American public art. Prevailing issues focus on historical, symbolic, political, legal, and cultural concerns"--Back cover
Analysis Visual arts
Visual arts
Visual arts
Notes Essays previously published in the journal Critical Inquiry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Public art -- Public opinion.
Public sculpture.
Author Mitchell, W. J. T. (William John Thomas), 1942-
LC no. 92032387
ISBN 0226532100
0226532119 (paperback)
Other Titles Critical inquiry