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Product Description: 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 to a looming crisis...read more

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9780520241121 | 1 edition (Univ of California Pr, May 10, 2008), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: 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 the free market...read more

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9780691120423 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 17, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: 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!

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9780691146263 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: 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!

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9781400827008, titled "Good and Plenty: The Creative Successes of American Arts Funding" | Princeton Univ Pr, May 23, 2010, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists? Do the political interests of artists influence actual political practices in any way? Legislating Creativity examines the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of controversial art projects tied to the National Endowment for the Arts during the Culture Wars (late 1980s-1990s)...read more

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9780415871198 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 28, 2009), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists?

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Product Description: Influenced by two decades of debate inside and outside the academy about the relationship among the arts, politics, and public policy, the essays collected in The Arts of Democracy represent the coming of age of one of the liveliest fields in contemporary academic life...read more
By Casey Nelson Blake (editor)

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9780812240290 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, October 24, 2007, cover price $49.95

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9780812220018 | Reissue edition (Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, January 27, 2009), cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Influenced by two decades of debate inside and outside the academy about the relationship among the arts, politics, and public policy, the essays collected in The Arts of Democracy represent the coming of age of one of the liveliest fields in contemporary academic life.

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Product Description: The State and the Politics of Culture presents a rare opportunity to view the arts in relationship to politics and government. The results of a research effort that was both descriptive and theoretical, the study offers findings from a critical examination of the National Endowment for the Arts (N...read more

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9780761831808 | Univ Pr of Amer, September 30, 2005, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: The State and the Politics of Culture presents a rare opportunity to view the arts in relationship to politics and government.

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Product Description: During the Cold War, culture became another weapon in America's battle against communism. Part of that effort in cultural diplomacy included a program to arrange the exhibition of hundreds of American paintings overseas. Michael L...read more

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9780807829455 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, June 1, 2005, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: During the Cold War, culture became another weapon in America's battle against communism.

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Product Description: The National Endowment for the Arts is often accused of embodying a liberal agenda within the American government. In Federalizing the Muse, Donna Binkiewicz assesses the leadership and goals of Presidents Kennedy through Carter, as well as Congress and the National Council on the Arts, drawing a picture of the major players who created national arts policy...read more

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9780807828786 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The National Endowment for the Arts is often accused of embodying a liberal agenda within the American government.

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9780807855461 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: The National Endowment for the Arts is often accused of embodying a liberal agenda within the American government.

Product Description: In September 1999, Sensation, an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum opened its doors, igniting a controversy still burning in the art world. This collection of cutting edge art from the Saatchi collection in England, and the museum's arrangements with Charles Saatchi to finance the show, so offended New York City mayor Rudolph Glutianl that he attempted to shut the museum down by withholding city funds that are crucially needed by that institution...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Lawrence Rothfield (editor)

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9780813529349 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In September 1999, Sensation, an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum opened its doors, igniting a controversy still burning in the art world.

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9780813529356, titled "Unsettling Sensation: Arts-Policy Lessons from the Brooklyn Museum Art Controversy" | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In September 1999, Sensation, an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, opened its doors, igniting a controversy still burning in the art world.

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Product Description: Tracing the relationship between Abstract Expressionist artists and contemporary intellectuals, particularly the French existentialists, Nancy Jachec here offers a new interpretation of the success of America's first internationally recognized avant-garde art form...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521651547 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 5, 2000, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Tracing the relationship between Abstract Expressionist artists and contemporary intellectuals, particularly the French existentialists, Nancy Jachec here offers a new interpretation of the success of America's first internationally recognized avant-garde art form.

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Product Description: There is among many nations a growing awareness that the arts and culture have an important role to play in forming the image that nations hold of themselves and that they convey in the international arena. At the same time, increased pressure on the public purse, new trade environments, and the revolution in communications technology are forcing the reexamination of cultural policy objectives and strategies for achieving those objectives in countries throughout the world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780761989370 | Altamira Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: There is among many nations a growing awareness that the arts and culture have an important role to play in forming the image that nations hold of themselves and that they convey in the international arena.

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9780761989387 | Altamira Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: There is among many nations a growing awareness that the arts and culture have an important role to play in forming the image that nations hold of themselves and that they convey in the international arena.

Product Description: Robert Mapplethorpe and Andres Serrano are now legendary, as much because of NEA support of their work as for the work itself. This is one example of what can happen when politics meets culture, and it provides an appropriate snapshot of the issues explored in this book...read more

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9780813306926 | Westview Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: Robert Mapplethorpe and Andres Serrano are now legendary, as much because of NEA support of their work as for the work itself.

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The former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts reveals how the controversy over the infamous Mapplethorpe exhibition eventually led to his downfall and how the experience transformed him into a free-speech radical. National ad/promo. Tour.

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9780395655719 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1993, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts reveals how the controversy over the infamous Mapplethorpe exhibition led to his downfall

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Product Description: Since the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1965 and the subsequent establishment of state arts agencies, government support of the arts and the recognition of public responsibility for the state of culture in America has become a reality...read more

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9780877226123 | Temple Univ Pr, July 1, 1989, cover price $61.50 | About this edition: Since the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1965 and the subsequent establishment of state arts agencies, government support of the arts and the recognition of public responsibility for the state of culture in America has become a reality.

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9781566390835 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, April 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Since the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1965 and the subsequent establishment of state arts agencies, government support of the arts and the recognition of public responsibility for the state of culture in America has become a reality.

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9780252018992 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Book by

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9780252062445 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Public Policy and the Aesthetic Interest: Critical Essays on Defining Cultural and Educational Relations

Product Description: In this book, nationally prominent scholars, artists, and arts administrators provide differing perspectives on contemporary issues in national cultural policy. Triggered by recent controversies surrounding projects funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, Culture and Democracy explores the philosophical questions concerning the role of publicly subsidized culture in a democratic society...read more
By Andrew Buchwalter (editor)

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9780813313849 | Westview Pr, August 1, 1992, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: In this book, nationally prominent scholars, artists, and arts administrators provide differing perspectives on contemporary issues in national cultural policy.

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Product Description: This volume presents the work of social scientists, public policy analysts, policy makers, and arts-funding decision makers. The contributors seek to address serious issues confronting the future of the arts in America by defining the role of social science research in the formulation of public policies...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780275933777 | Praeger Pub Text, October 1, 1990, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This volume presents the work of social scientists, public policy analysts, policy makers, and arts-funding decision makers.

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Product Description: This definitive text explores the complex relationship between participation in the arts and participation in politics in America. It traces the American perspective on the arts through the evolution of democratic theory and the historical link with participation in the arts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780275930707 | Praeger Pub Text, August 1, 1990, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This definitive text explores the complex relationship between participation in the arts and participation in politics in America.

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Product Description: George Catlin's paintings and the vision behind them have become part of our understanding of a lost America. We see the Indian past through Catlin's eyes, imagine a younger, fresher land in his bright hues. But he spent only a few years in what he considered Indian country...read more

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9780803216839 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, May 1, 1990, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: George Catlin's paintings and the vision behind them have become part of our understanding of a lost America.

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Product Description: A representative collection of avant-garde American painting from the 1930s and ’40s, owned by Auburn University.   Conceived and funded by the State Department in 1946 as part of a new emphasis in international diplomacy, the exhibit of paintings called Advancing American Art was launched on what was enthusiastically projected as an extended goodwill tour of Europe and Latin America...read more

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9780817352585 | 2 edition (Fire Ant Books, July 15, 2005), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A representative collection of avant-garde American painting from the 1930s and ’40s, owned by Auburn University.
9780817304263 | Univ of Alabama Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Conceived and funded by the State Department in 1946 as part of a new emphasis in international diplomacy, the exhibition of paintings called "Advancing American Art" was launched on what was enthusiastically projected as an extended goodwill tour of Europe and Latin America.
9780026580007, titled "Dreaded Essays" | Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub Co, December 1, 1987, cover price $5.68 | also contains Dreaded Essays

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9780026580007 | Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub Co, December 1, 1987, cover price $5.68 | also contains Advancing American Art: Painting, Politics, and Cultural Confrontation at Mid-Century
9780026580007 | Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub Co, December 1, 1987, cover price $5.68 | also contains Advancing American Art: Painting, Politics, and Cultural Confrontation at Mid-Century

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9780915400621 | Americans for the Arts, September 1, 1987, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Fine paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 185 pages; Description: viii, 185, [11] p. ; 21 cm. Includes index. Subjects: Art and state --United States. Art patronage --United States...read more

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9780130476975 | Prentice Hall Direct, October 1, 1984, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fine paperback copy.

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