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Modern art was CIA ‚weapon‘

Revealed: how the spy agency used unwitting artists such as Pollock and de Kooning in a cultural Cold War

Modern art was CIA 'weapon'

Revealed: how the spy agency used unwitting artists such as Pollock and de Kooning in a cultural Cold War
For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art – including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko – as a weapon in the Cold War. In the manner of a Renaissance prince – klick for more www.independent.co.uk/news/world/modern-art-was-cia-weapon-1578808.html