Nice topic: Culture. I don't separate art from culture.
What about John Berger's Ways of Seeing? (2.5-5 hours is very short!) I'm
trying,too, to write a semester curriculum on art and culture for high
I just went to the Kohler art library here in Madison, WI and
picked up a book: Art and the Committed Eye by Richard Leppert--subtitled
>The cultural functions of imagery<. But I have just cracked it, so can't
Russell's comments are in my opinion, your best bet.
(I have Barbara Krugers postcard "Knowledge is Power" posted on my office
I will also check out the Cahen/Kocur references: thanks all.