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Unsettling "Sensation" : arts-policy lessons from the Brooklyn Museum of Art controversy
Rothfield, Lawrence, 1956-
Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
xii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Essays based on the conference "Taking Funds, Giving Offense, Making Money, " held Feb. 12, 2000, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Introduction: the interests in "sensation" / Lawrence Rothfield -- The Brooklyn controversy: a view from the bridge / Carol Becker -- The marriage of art and business / Richard A. Epstein -- The questions of free speech / Geoffrey R. Stone -- Culture and the constitution: a guide for the perplexed / Cass R. Sunstein -- The false promise of the first amendment / David A. Strauss -- Reasons we shouldn't be here: things we cannot say / Stephen B. Presser -- Who should pay (for the arts and culture), who should decide, and what difference should it make? / J. Mark Schuster -- The subjunctive mood of art / Homi K. Bhabha -- An all-too-predictable sensation / David A. Ross -- Sensational or status quo: museums and public perception / Teri J. Edelstein -- Offending images / W.J.T. Mitchell -- The attitude of the audience for "sensation" and of the general public toward controversial works of art / David Halle, Elisabeth Tiso, and Gihong Yi -- Shop value / John Brewer -- "Sensation" and the ethics of funding exhibitions / James Cuno -- Some sensational reflections / Gilbert S. Edelson -- Don't shoot the messenger: why the art world and the press don't get along / Andrs̀ Szǹt ̤-- Afterword / Kimberly Rorschach
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