TITLE

Ornamental farms

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
New Republic;12/13/93, Vol. 209 Issue 24, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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;
ACCESSION #
12083208

 

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