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Why Art Declined In the 20th Century

A symptom of societal illness

One response to “Why Art Declined In the 20th Century

  1. eric1one April 27, 2012 at 12:11 am

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/modern-art-was-cia-weapon-1578808.html
    For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art – including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko – as a weapon in the Cold War. In the manner of a Renaissance prince – except that it acted secretly – the CIA fostered and promoted American Abstract Expressionist painting around the world for more than 20 years.

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