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- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Performance art and Los Angeles, two subjects spectacularly resistant to definitions, illuminate each other in this searching study by Meiling Cheng. A marginal artistic pursuit by choice as well as necessity, performance art has flourished in and about "multicentric" Los Angeles for nearly four decades, finding its own centers of activity, moving... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
Performance artist Linda Montano, curious about the influence childhood experience has on adult work, invited other performance artists to consider how early events associated with sex, food, money/fame, or death/ritual resurfaced in their later work. The result is an original and compelling talking performance that documents the production of art... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work looks at the process by which individuals become involved in the arts and attempts to identify ways in which arts institutions can most effectively influence this process. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Numerous US state and jurisdictional governments cut their arts budgets in 2003 and 2004. This title argues that the recent cuts in state arts agencies' budgets are a product of the agencies' political weakness rather than just a one-time response to fiscal crisis, and proposes a solution plus salient issues that must be addressed. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
During the past decade, arts advocates have relied on an instrumental approach to the benefits of the arts in arguing for support of the arts. This report evaluates these arguments and asserts that a new approach is needed. This new approach offers a more comprehensive view of how the arts create private and public value, underscores the importance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
Guillermo Gómez-Peña has spent many years developing his unique style of performance-activism; his theatricalizations of postcolonial theory. In Ethno-Techno: Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy, he pushes the boundaries still further, exploring what's left for artists to do in a post-9/11 repressive culture of what he calls 'the mainstream... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 60.00
This collection of essays addresses emotion in relation to the arts, and considers such topics as the paradox of fiction, emotion in the pure and abstract arts, and the rationality and ethics of emotional responses. It is aimed at students and scholars of philosophy, literary studies, and art. more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 134.99
Taking the dichotomy of nonprofit "high culture" and for-profit "popular culture" into consideration, this volume assesses the relationship between social purpose in the arts and industrial organization. DiMaggio brings together some of the best works in several disciplines that focus on the significance of the nonprofit form for our cultural industries,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95
As a comprehensive overview of all aspects of marketing in the sector, Creative Arts Marketing remains unrivalled, and in addition this edition gives new coverage of- * Current knowledge and best practice about marketing and advertising through new media * The impact of Relationship Marketing techniques * A wholly revised and enhanced set of cases... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 39.95
This volume identifies the question of artistic citizenship to explore civic identity. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, this book is indispensable to anyone involved in arts education or the creation of public policy for the arts. more...