as in: “While public murals, modernist and otherwise, were a significant component of the fair, they were neither positioned nor understood in the way Cahill and other supporters of public muralism preferred-as an ideal means of democratizing the arts and developing a more inclusive public culture, as an alternative to the imbrication of the arts within the gallery-museum-market system.”
Patterson, J. (2010). Modernism and murals at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. American Art, 24(2), 50-73. doi: 10.1086/656459
- Explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed on Research Guide: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc.
- View murals from the New York World Fair through the Smithsonian American Art Museum (See Impression of the New York World’s Fair at http://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/artwork/?id=34534)
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