Advisor

Robert W. Shotola

Date of Award

1997

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology

Department

Sociology

Physical Description

1 online resource (175 p.)

Subjects

Louis Bruce (1907-1983), Art and society -- Oregon -- Portland, Abstract art -- 20th century -- Oregon -- Portland

Abstract

This thesis examines a series of controversies in Portland, Oregon during the 1950s triggered by the placement of modem art in strategic public locations. This study examines the controversy surrounding the installation of Louis Bunce's mural at the Portland International Airport and the series of modern art controversies that followed the mural incident.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/25076

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