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Something to Say: Thoughts on Art and Politics in America, Klin, Richard
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Author Name:    Klin, Richard

Title:   Something to Say: Thoughts on Art and Politics in America

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Leapfrog Press 

ISBN Number:   1935248197 / 9781935248194

Seller ID:   ING9781935248194

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"Klin is an insightful interviewer and a marvelous writer. We were delighted to have the opportunity to publish the interview with Howard Zinn from "Something to Say.""--"The Bloomsbury Review"

The fusion of art and politics is axiomatic in much of the world. In America, their relationship is erratic. What is art in the service of social justice? Is an artist obligated to address the political? This book profiles, in words and photos, disparate creative forces who offer thoughts on their point of engagement with the political sphere. In the words of Pete Seeger, art "may save the world. Visual arts, dancing, acting arts, cooking arts. . . . Joe DiMaggio reaching for a fly ball--that was great dancing "

Profiles in "Something to Say" The late Howard ZinnPete SeegerYoko OnoScreenwriter Ron NyswanerPalestinian American standup comedian Maysoon ZayidPoet Quincy TroupeDominican American painter Freddy RodriguezFilmmaker Gini Reticker"Slowpoke" cartoonist Jen SorensenPerformance and installation artist Sheryl OringChildren's writer Jacqueline WoodsonChef and food activist Didi EmmonsChinese American poet and art critic John YauPunk-rock activist Franklin Stein of the band BlowbackKlezmer fiddler Alicia Svigals

Richard Klin's writing has appeared in the "Brooklyn Rail," "Forward," "The Bloomsbury Review," "Parabola," "The Rambler," and other media.

Lily Prince has exhibited in over fifty national and international exhibitions and has been awarded commissions by numerous hotels and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. She is an associate professor of art at William Paterson University. Her work has appeared in "The New York Times," "New York Magazine," "Newark Star-Ledger," "New American Paintings," "San Francisco Weekly," and other media.



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