If you happen to be in Waco, Texas tomorrow October 11, I’m giving a talk at Baylor’s Honors College on “A Monumental Fight: The Eisenhower Memorial and America’s Historical Memory.” Here’s the press release: WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2012) – … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2012
I am Justin Shubow
President of the National Civic Art Society, a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. that promotes the classical and humanistic tradition in public art and architecture. I am also Chairman of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, an independent federal agency comprising seven presidential appointees who are the aesthetic guardians of Washington.
[Published in the October 2012 issue of Vanity Fair.] To the Editor: In his article on the growing opposition to the design for the National Memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Paul Goldberger doubted whether the Eisenhower family’s denunciation of … Continue reading