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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 363.00
The Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (AKL) presents in each volume around 1,000 biographies of artists from all over the globe and throughout the ages from antiquity to the present. It contains not only painters, sculptors, and graphic designers, but gives equal weight to architects, designers, photographers, calligraphers, or craftsmen,... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.97
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...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 154.99
This multi-disciplinary collection of essays explores the significance of the nonprofit form for cultural industries in America, the financing of nonprofit arts organizations, and the constraints that patterns of funding place on the missions that artists and trustees may wish to pursue. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 103.13
Die vorliegende Arbeit hat die Regeln zum Schutz nationaler Kunstwerke anhand eines die Rechts- und Kunstwissenschaft übergreifenden Ansatzes analysiert und versucht, den abstrakten Begriff des nationalen Kunstwerks mit Leben zu füllen. Sie will dazu beitragen, ein übergreifendes Schutzkonzept für nationale Kunstwerke zu entwickeln. Wünschenswert... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
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...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95
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...
- 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...