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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book demonstrates how and why a majority of US artists must now function as producers of their original works, as well as creators. The author shows how, over the span of 20 years, the USA's cultural policy sector radically redefined US artists' practices without cohesively articulating the expectations of artists' new role. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1985; US$ 60.00
A guide to fiscal solvency for nonprofit arts organizations, which covers fundraising, alternative organizational structures, tax exemption, earned income, grants and gifts, cooperative efforts to save money, and the impact of technology. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
This book looks at the roles various world views have played in generating cultural policies at various times in Western history. Evan Alderson's introduction places the work within its social, political and historical framework. Robin Blaser addresses the problem of how we can begin to locate a responsible cultural position at the present time.... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 23.95
In this impassioned and persuasive book, Bill Ivey, the former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, assesses the current state of the arts in America and finds cause for alarm. Even as he celebrates our ever-emerging culture and the way it enriches our lives here at home while spreading the dream of democracy around the world, he points... more...
- A & A Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
The purpose of this book is to establish a method of achieving what everyone wants - happiness, abundance and success; in effect, to become healthy, wealthy and wise. Graeme Rattigan applied the principles contained in this book to his own life in his search to raise the funds for the film Paradise Road, which became one of the largest budget films... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00
Throughout the Great Recession American artists and public art endowments have had to fight for government support to keep themselves afloat. It wasn?t always this way. At its height in 1935, the New Deal devoted $27 million?roughly $461 million today?to supporting tens of thousands of needy artists, who used that support to create more than 100,000... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Arts organizations once sought patrons primarily from among the wealthy and well educated, but for many decades now they have revised their goals as they seek to broaden their audiences. Today, museums, orchestras, dance companies, theaters, and community cultural centers try to involve a variety of people in the arts. They strive to attract a... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
What is the role of the arts in American culture? Is art an essential element? If so, how should we support it? Today, as in the past, artists need the funding, approval, and friendship of patrons whether they are individuals, corporations, governments, or nonprofit foundations. But as Patronizing the Arts shows, these relationships can be problematic,... more...