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Jon Butler
Jon Butler is Howard R. Lamar Professor Emeritus of American Studies, History, and Religious Studies at Yale University.
Butler, Jon
Butler, Jon
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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery
What can Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness tell us about art and America before 1900? Historical exhibitions of art, including this one, face vexing questions about representing the past. Perhaps the art displayed epitomizes only a special segment of a nation’s past. Perhaps the objects tell us most about the...