Ramos, Dante
January 1995
New Republic;1/9/95-1/16/95, Vol. 212 Issue 2/3, p23
Explains that conservative critics have been targeting Jane Alexander, head of the United States National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Alexander's liberal politics and ability to transform the NEA into a populistic and innocuous agency; Judgment of art by its social implications; Left-wing multicultural politics at odds with the right; Defense of performance artist Ron Athey's decision to cut designs into another man's back; Struggle between arts elitists and populists.


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