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January 2018

Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, January 22, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, January 29, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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February 2018

Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, February 5, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, February 12, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, February 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, February 26, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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March 2018

Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, March 5, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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Degenerate!: Art and the State

Mon, March 12, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$75 - $95

...we travel to postwar America, where the elites also held that art should fulfill an ideological (if not overtly political) function, but were politically compelled to denigrate both Nazi and now Soviet control over culture. The CIA worked alongside corporations to install “corporate” non-partisan, inoffensive art that celebrated the individual (i.e. capitalist and not communist) and denigrated anything containing possible, even hinted at, socialist leanings. Abstraction, particularly Abstract Expressionism became their rallying cry.

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