Chronicles Magazine Art

Government of the People

The doctrine of states' rights has returned to the American political scene. Leftist and liberal governors have been dusting off the arguments of John C. Calhoun and echoing the speeches of Strom Thurmond in preparation for their defiance of the...

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    Notes on Art Patronage

    Art patronage has had a long, uneven, and agitated history, and ideas about it appear to have long ago been settled: we call "great ages" those with intellectual and artistic brilliance, and we also add that these achievements were largely...

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