Assignment 29895

What do you know of current ways the U.S. government supports the arts? You can relate based on local, state, and/or federal examples!
What was the significance of Abstract Expressionism? Explain the reasons for your views – even if you do not like or understand, what do you think its purpose at this time in history was that influenced this style? After reviewing the pages and Websites below, Compare and contrast one (1) example of Abstract Expressionist visual art to John Cage’s musical compositions. Is ‘abstract’ a popular style today?
Explore:
Government and the Arts
Government helping the arts in hard times at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/1934-Pi… and http://www.pbs.org/speak/seatosea/powerprose/wpa/
Abstract Expressionism and Music
John Cage, listen and see – “Dream” at
John Cage, listen and see — “4’33’” at
“My Kid Could Draw That” views: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/my-kid-coul…; and http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/28/study-exa…
***This is a discussion, NOT a paper. Need 2 strong paragraphs and 2 references.***