Patriotism in American Art


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "Patriotism in American Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.

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To further understand the principles and values -- unique to the American experience -- underlying American patriotic art please see:

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Online video:

The Art of Persuasion [27:54] Steven Fredericks & Rosalee Isaly are interviewed by Paul & Joanie. "THE ART OF PERSUASION" was organized by the New York Society of Etchers to present prints addressing issues of current social, political and cultural significance. The artwork shown focused on domestic American rights to privacy and free speech; governmental spying; war; torture and, terrorism. The show was curated by Marilyn Kushner, former Curator of Prints and Photographs at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The event featured 32 new prints by many of New York's most influential artist commentators including Linda Adato, Marshall Arisman, Kristine Bouyoucos, Ellen E. Carranza, Ann Chernow, Ellen Coleman, Zev Deans, David Fox, Stephen A. Fredericks, Lee Gough, Martha Hayden, Steven Hazard, Art Hazelwood, Frances Jetter, Denise Kasof, Brian Knoerzer, Jessica Lenard, Sue Huggins Leopard, Valerie McEvoy, Diane Miller, Louis Netter, Joan O'Connor, Bill Phipps and Virginie Souque, Nancy Powhida, Joseph Ramos, Victoria Salzman, Sarah Sears, Marilyn Silberstang, Bruce Waldman, Harold Wortsman and Barbara Wilson. - text courtesy of YouTube

Stephen Fredericks on Art of Democracy [08:49] with Stephen Fredericks with Paul DeRienzo & Joan Moossy


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