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The revolutionary aesthetic of beauty : essay


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Eric Bogosian is an actor, author, and playwright who was born April 24, 1953, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Bogosian attended the University of Chicago and earned his B.A. from Oberlin College in 1976. Based in New York, he has worked as an actor in stage productions, television shows, and motion pictures. He is the cofounder of Woburn Drama Guild in Woburn, Massachusetts, and the director and founder of the dance program at the Kitchen in New York, NY.

"Eric Bogosian." Contemporary Authors Online reproduced in Literature Resource Center. (accessed September 2008).

American actor and writer Eric Bogosian's two-page critical essay, "The Revolutionary Aesthetic of Beauty," denounces modernist art of the twentieth century and calls for appreciation of paintings in gallery exhibitions by three "soulful artists." These artists are Michael Zwack and Mark Innerst (Borgenecht on Fifth Avenue) and Troy Brauntuch (Mary Boone). The essay is signed and dated 1984, and accompanied by an envelpe addressed to "Jeff S. - Art & Antiques."

Box 55, F0832: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 2008.

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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
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2008 October 6
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The Revolutionary Aesthetic of Beauty : essay, 1984.
Box 55 Folder F0832
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1 item (2 p.) with envelope

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