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Patronage of the arts

  • Reflections on Cultural Policyby Evan Alderson; Robin Blaser; Harold Coward

    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...

  • Länderby Andreas Beyer; Günter Meißner

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 363.00

    Lander (Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon). more...

  • Performing Policyby Paul Bonin-Rodriguez

    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...

  • 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...

  • Nonprofit Enterprise in the Artsby Paul J. DiMaggio

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 144.99

    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...

  • Cultural Planningby Graeme Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Using an historic and contemporary analysis, Cultural Planning examines how and why the cultures have been planned and the extent to which cultural amenities have been considered in town planning. From its ancient roots in the cities of classical Athenian, Roman and Byzantium empires, to the European Renaissance, public culture shows both an historic... more...

  • Die Nationalität von Kunstwerkenby Thilo Franke

    De Gruyter 2012; 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... more...

  • Patronizing the Artsby Marjorie Garber

    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...

  • Entering Cultural Communitiesby Diane Grams; Betty Farrell

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 21.00

    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... more...

  • The Economics of Art and Cultureby James Heilbrun; Charles M. Gray

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    This 2001 book i a systematic review of the economics of the arts and performing arts. more...