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Casey Blake

Crisis of American Cities in the 1970s Helped Fuel Outcry Against Public Art, Says Historian Casey Blake

History Professor Casey Blake says publicly funded art, part of an effort to revitalize American cities, eventually became seen as symbols of failed government attempts in the 1970s to improve urban America.

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Shot: Jul 12, 2001
Published: Aug 12, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004