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Author Fox, Claire F

Title Making Art Panamerican : Cultural Policy and the Cold War / Claire F. Fox
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (xx, 362 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : ilustrations (some color)
Contents Preface: The long twentieth-century quest for Panamerica -- Introduction: The Pan American Union Visual Arts Programs and Latin American art -- Art enters the union : the transition from World War II to the Cold War -- El Arte Que Progresa : modernization, nodern art, and continental consciousness -- José Luis Cuevas, Panamerican celebrity -- The last party : HemisFair '68 -- Afterword: The afterlife of the Pan American Union Visual Arts Programs
Summary Among the buildings on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., only the Pan American Union (PAU) houses an international organization. The first of many anticipated "peace palaces"constructed in the early twentieth century, the PAU began with a mission of cultural diplomacy, and after World War II its Visual Arts Section became a leader in the burgeoning hemispheric arts scene, proclaiming Latin America's entrée into the international community as it forged connections between a growing base of middle-class art consumers on one hand and concepts of supranational citizenship and poli
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pan American Union. Division of Visual Arts.
SUBJECT Pan American Union. Division of Visual Arts. fast (OCoLC)fst01456570
Subject Art and state -- America -- History -- 20th century
ART -- General.
HISTORY -- Latin America -- General.
Art and state.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781461939665