By Anna Rosser Upchurch
This crucial new ebook bargains an highbrow heritage of the ‘arts council’ coverage version, determining and exploring the guidelines embedded within the version and activities of intellectuals, philanthropists and filthy rich aesthetes in its institution within the mid-twentieth century. The publication examines the background of arts advocacy for nationwide arts rules within the united kingdom, Canada and the us, supplying an interdisciplinary technique that mixes social and highbrow heritage, political philosophy and literary research. The booklet has a lot to supply lecturers, cultural coverage and administration scholars, artists, arts managers, arts advocates, cultural policymakers and someone attracted to the background and present second of public arts investment within the West.
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