Ornamental farms

Rosen, Jeffrey
December 1993
New Republic;12/13/93, Vol. 209 Issue 24, p50
Comments on an exhibition of artifacts attributed to U.S. President Thomas Jefferson in Monticello, Virginia. "New York Review of Books" contributor Garry Wills' arguments that Jefferson was an aesthecized elitist of excessive refinements; Jefferson's aesthetic preferences; Visual drama of the accumulated display; Discussion of Wills' thesis that Jefferson's aesthetic principles were divorced from his political principles;


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