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Patronage of the arts

  • Art, Culture and Enterprise (Routledge Revivals)by Justin Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1990, this investigative overview of the politics of arts? and cultural funding examines the question of public support for the arts. Looking at both popular commercial forms of culture, including radio, pop music and cinema, and the more traditional highbrow arts such as drama and opera, Art, Culture and Enterprise was the first... more...

  • Art in Publicby Lambert Zuidervaart

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    This book presents a vigorous case for the arts, arguing for their crucial political, cultural and economic contributions to civil society. more...

  • The Artist's Guide to Grant Writingby Gigi Rosenberg

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 16.99

    The Artist?s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips... more...

  • Arts, Bill Ivey

    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...

  • Arts Moneyby Joan Jeffri

    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...

  • Building Jerusalemby John Pick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Culture Worksby Richard Maxwell

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 70.50

    This book offers readers a number of ways to link cultural experience to political economy?to become aware of the ways in which political and economic realities and decisions determine the outlines of spaces and activities in everyday life. Unsettling and provocative, Culture Works shows how particular economies and power relations work in familiar... more...

  • Democratic Artby Sharon Ann Musher

    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...

  • Die Nationalitšt von Kunstwerkenby Thilo Franke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00

    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...