Art Links for Philosophy 1361
Dr. Cynthia Freeland

Chapter 4: Money, Markets, and Museums

Public Art

Cows on Parade, from Chicago


Komar and Melamid, "The Most Wanted Painting"
Komar and Melamid's Dialogue with (Art) History., more about this satirical team of Russian artists/theorists
Notes on John Dewey, from Dr. Freeland/s course on American Philosophy, 1996.
Pierre Bourdieu Link Page
Clement Greenberg: The Greenberg Symposia. See the Interview with Saul Ostrow, in which Greenberg expresses his views about his famous (or notorious) essay, "Avant-Garde and Kitsch," from a vantage point many years later.

Santa Fe Museums

Santa Fe Museums, a comprehensive list with links.
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum It opened July 17, 1997, 80 years after O'Keeffe first visited New Mexico.
Museum of International Folk Art

Museums and Wealth

The Getty Center
The J. Paul Getty Museum Home Page

The Getty Villa
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Menil Collection, Houston
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gallery History Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon first writes of his interest in establishing a national art museum in the nation's capital.")
The Tate Modern, London

The Corbis Image Collection ("The place for pictures online")

Government Funding and the Arts

Arts Wire CURRENT, a project of Arts Wire, a national computer-based network serving the arts community. Arts Wire CURRENT features news updates on social, economic, philosophical, and political issues affecting the arts and culture.
Exhibition of "Giuliani-as-Hitler" paintings by Robert Lederman at Blackout Books.
Mexico Culture and Art Directory, from Mexico On-Line. This is a fantastic page of links to information about many various art forms, festivals, and historical traditions in Mexico. Don't miss the Frida Kahlo home page.
Mexican Government Agencies (I am still looking for a source to verify information about arts funding in Mexico.)
Throne Speech 2001 A Vibrant Canadian Culture
E M B A S S Y of A U S T R A L I A C u l t u r a l S i t e
Texas Commission on the Arts
CACHH Web Site: Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County

Art About Money

Ann Hamilton
Brief page with photo of Privation and Excess installation using pennies and honey
Ann Hamilton, links from ArtCyclopedia
An article about Hamilton
Another article, with some illustrations

Hans Haacke

Rice University Art Gallery

"Hoss," by Graffiti Artist Barry McGee

The Art Guys, Houston
Be sure to look at their "Suits" project and see their list of sponsors.

Umbrellas Project, illustration
The Art of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, officially authorized site, (includes the Umbrellas Project)
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, List of works owned by the National Gallery
Wrapped Reichstag (day-to-day installation views; in German)

Art and Kitsch

Brandywine Museum (for the Wyeth family's art), Chadds Ford, PA
Thomas Kinkade Galleries of Light
Houston Press article on Kinkade. "Study in Green": "People love Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light. Is that a problem?", By Shaila Dewan
Updated and Links Checked March 27, 2002

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