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  • Guide to Getting Arts Grantsby Ellen Liberatori

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Get that arts grant and be more independent! In this book, artists and arts groups will find all they need to know to support themselves through grants and special projects. This expert guide, written by an insider who has been on both the grant-making and the grant-writing side of the arts, shows readers how to assess their personal strengths and... more...

  • Die Nationalitšt von Kunstwerkenby Thilo Franke

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

    This text provides an overview of the regulations and other applications which refer to the legal term: the nationality of works of art. In this context, criteria relevant for determining nationality are identified by means of legal discussion as well as art history-based discussion. This work concludes with an explanation of the application of such... more...

  • State Arts Agencies, 1965-2003by Julia Lowell

    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...

  • Nonprofit Enterprise in the Artsby Paul J. DiMaggio

    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...

  • The Arts and State Governmentsby Julia Lowell

    RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95

    State government spending on the arts is minimal?and may be losing ground relative to other state expenditures. The authors examine efforts made by state arts agencies to address a changing political and fiscal environment and present their findings on the risks and rewards of bringing the arts and politics closer together. This volume is the second... more...

  • Culture Incorporatedby Mark W. Rectanus

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 70.50

    In Culture Incorporated, Mark W. Rectanus calls for full disclosure of corporate involvement in cultural events and examines how corporations, art institutions, and foundations are reshaping the cultural terrain. In turn, he also shows how that ground is destabilized by artists subverting these same institutions to create a heightened awareness of... more...

  • Good and Plentyby Tyler Cowen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 21.95

    Americans agree about government arts funding in the way the women in the old joke agree about the food at the wedding: it's terrible--and such small portions! Americans typically either want to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts, or they believe that public arts funding should be dramatically increased because the arts cannot survive in... more...

  • Lšnderby

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 363.00

    Lander (Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon). more...

  • Scotland, CEMA and the Arts Council, 1919-1967by Euan McArthur

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    As a case study of the relationship between arts and cultural policy and nationalism, this book examines the overlooked significance of Scotland in the development of British arts policy and institutions. Euan McArthur provides a clear account of the background to and evolution of the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) and the... more...

  • Building Jerusalemby John Pick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    A lively and provocative account of the arts in Britain, Building Jerusalem suggests that even after fifty years of state planning of Britain's "leisure industries" the country is nevertheless approaching the millennium in a state of cultural confusion. Drawing on a wealth of historical material from Scotland, Wales, and English provincial towns,... more...