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Creating a Poetry of Context

Language commentator Geoff Nunberg recently visited the Language in Art Since 1960 exhibit at New York's Whitney Museum. He says the work he saw revealed how words in art can create dynamic social commentary in a way distinct from text on a page.


Other segments from the episode on August 31, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 31, 1988: Interview with Edward Hirsch; Review of a recording of Charles Ives' "A Symphony: New England Holidays"; Interview with Ralph Beiting; Review of the art…


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