The Velvet Prison: Artists Under State Socialism

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I.B.Tauris, 1988 - Art - 165 pages
 

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Astute, sardonic analysis of the nature of censorship and the situation of artists in post-Stalinist state socialism.

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The book stinks.

Contents

Art and Freedom
13
The Aesthetic Tradition
35
A Chapter in the Style of the Establishment
56
Art and the Economy
82
The Aesthetics of Censorship
95
The Truth About Socialist Realism
120
The Space Between the Lines
142
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