Publisher description for Public art : theory, practice, and populism / Cher Krause Knight.


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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. 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.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Public art -- United States.