Art and the City: Civic Imagination and Cultural Authority in Los Angeles
224 pages | 6 x 9 | 42 illus.
Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4117-4 | $39.95 | £26.00
Art and the City explores the contentious relationship between civic politics and visual culture in Los Angeles. Struggles between civic leaders and modernist artists to define civic identity and control public space highlight the significance of the arts as a site of political contest in the twentieth century.
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