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For reasons of state

Author: Angelique Campens; Erica Cooke; Steven Lam; Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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'For Reasons of State' examines how our ability to function as a democracy is compromised by governmental secrecy. Looking at contemporary art, the book explores notions of institutional concealment through works by artists who provide a new way of looking at information that is misrepresented due to government or corporate influence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angelique Campens; Erica Cooke; Steven Lam; Whitney Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 9780300146943 0300146949
OCLC Number: 1113660622
Notes: Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 16th-June 7th 2008.
Description: 48 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Angelique Campens, Erica Cooke, Steven Lam.

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'For Reasons of State' examines how our ability to function as a democracy is compromised by governmental secrecy. Looking at contemporary art, the book explores notions of institutional concealment through works by artists who provide a new way of looking at information that is misrepresented due to government or corporate influence.

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