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Higher art

Universities should become society's great patrons of the arts

By Marjorie Garber
October 5, 2008

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WHEN THE SCULPTOR and pop artist Jeff Koons came to Harvard University's Carpenter Center last semester for an advertised lecture, the hall where he spoke was jammed to overflowing, and people had to be turned away at the door. When Spanish cinema director Pedro Almodóvar spoke at Harvard a few years ago, a crowding crisis was averted by the decision ... (Full article: 2322 words)

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