Art on the Edge: 17 Contemporary American Artists
by Steven Henry Madoff
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2004
Number of pages: 76
This publication showcases the work of 17 contemporary American artists. All have made their art available in U.S. ambassador's residences in countries around the world. As a group, these up-and-comers exemplify such bedrock American values as innovation, diversity, freedom, individualism, and competitive excellence.
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