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Progress (The Advance of Civilization)

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Description: Humans
Human beings are organisms, but “the human being” is a term referring to a complicated, self-contradictory, and historically evolving set of ideas and practices. This volume explores the competing understandings of the human being that have figured in the history of American art. Its seven essays consider a range of artworks from the early modern period to the present in order to...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.10-39