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Art Controversies

Dec 11, 2006 (Talk of the Nation)

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Works of art might make you oooh, and ahhh, but they can also shock: religious icons in unmentionable waste, the American flag underfoot, or a woman cast in bronze tumbling forever from the World Trade Center. All contribute to visual shock and our look at art controversies in America.

Guest:

Michael Kammern; Author of Visual Shock: A History of Art Controversies in American Culture

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