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Eli Siegel Stone Controversy

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“Others who signed on to the memorial as “supporters” admitted later that they had little knowledge of any darker side to aesthetic realism and its founder.

“I have to confess I don’t really know much about him or his work,” said Steven R. David, associate dean of academic affairs for Johns Hopkins University, who also agreed to be listed as a supporter of the memorial after checking out the foundation’s Web site.

“I probably should have looked into it further. There is a kind of bandwagon effect — you see the governor and the mayor signing on to something and you say, ‘Sure, I’ll sign on, too.'”

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May 18th, 2009 at 3:18 pm

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