Dianne Durante on Innovators in Sculpture

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Dianne Durante with Juliette Sellgren

November 18, 2022

Dianne Durante holds a PhD in Classics from the University of Cincinnati and has been a freelance writer, lecturer, and tour guide for the over 30 years. She has written books on many topics including Innovators in Sculpture and Financial Programs of Alexander Hamilton, by a Farmer's Daughter.

Durante and Sellgren talk about art and art history. Durante explains what an innovation in sculpture is and offers examples. They also talk about the effects of government involvement in the arts.

Here is an album with some of the images discussed. 

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