Art Interrupted http://kgou.org en Historical Controversy of "Advancing American Art" Revisited http://kgou.org/post/historical-controversy-advancing-american-art-revisited <p></p><p></p><p>The U.S. Department of State assembled a collection of modernist paintings in 1946, to show the world America’s artistic coming of age and to illustrate the freedom of expression enjoyed by contemporary American artists. "Advancing American Art" became a lightning rod of&nbsp;controversy, described by some as subversive and un-American.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:15:07 +0000 Ajinur Setiwaldi 2095 at http://kgou.org Historical Controversy of "Advancing American Art" Revisited