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Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture
  • Author : Laurie Hanquinet,Mike Savage
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-09-16
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 9781135008895
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Summary : The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of cultural capital, the distinguished international contributors explore the extent to which cultural omnivorousness has eclipsed highbrow culture, the role of age, gender and class on cultural practices, the character of aesthetic preferences, the contemporary significance of screen culture, and the restructuring of popular culture. The Handbook critiques modes of sociological determinism in which cultural engagement is seen as the simple product of the educated middle classes. The contributions explore the critique of Eurocentrism and the global and cosmopolitan dimensions of cultural life. The book focuses particularly on bringing cutting edge ‘relational’ research methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative, to bear on these debates. This handbook not only describes the field, but also proposes an agenda for its development which will command major international interest.

Disability Arts and Culture

Disability Arts and Culture
  • Author : Petra Kuppers
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-04-24
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9781789380019
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Summary : This collection offers insight into different study approaches to disability art and culture practices, and asks: what does it mean to approach disability-focused cultural production and consumption as generative sites of meaning-making? International scholars and practitioners use ethnographic and participatory action research approaches; textual and discourse analysis; as well as other methods to discover how disability figures into our contemporary world(s). Chapters within the collection explore, amongst other topics, deaf theatre productions, representations of disability on-screen, community engagement projects and disabled bodies in dance. Disability Arts and Culture provides a comprehensive overview and a range of case studies benefitting both the practitioner and scholar.

Successful Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Successful Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations
  • Author : Karen Brooks Hopkins,Carolyn Stolper Friedman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :259
  • ISBN : 1573560294
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Summary : Fundraising experts Karen Brooks Hopkins of the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Carolyn Stolper Friedman of the Contemporary Museum of Art in Chicago offer important insights into today's best fundraising strategies for arts and cultural organizations of all sizes. New to this edition is an in-depth examination of corporate sponsorships, as well as a detailed chapter on endowment campaigns. All statistics, appendixes, and examples have been updated, and many helpful examples, including pledge forms, campaign statements, and sponsorship contracts, are also included.

Economics of Art and Culture

Economics of Art and Culture
  • Author : Bruno S. Frey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-30
  • Total pages :134
  • ISBN : 9783030157487
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Summary : This book studies the relationship between the arts and the economy. By applying economic thinking to arts and culture, it analyses markets for art and cultural goods, highlights specific facets of art auctions and discusses determinants of the economic success of artists. The author also sheds new light on various cultural areas, such as the performing and visual arts, festivals, films, museums and cultural heritage. Lastly, the book discusses cultural policies, the role of the state in financing culture, and the relationship between the arts and happiness.

Art & Energy

Art & Energy
  • Author : Barry Lord
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-05-01
  • Total pages :280
  • ISBN : 9781933253947
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Summary : In Art & Energy, Barry Lord argues that human creativity is deeply linked to the resources available on earth for our survival. By analyzing art, artists, and museums across eras and continents, Lord demonstrates how our cultural values and artistic expression are formed by our efforts to access and control the energy sources that make these cultures possible.

The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Development

The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Development
  • Author : Lisbeth Lindeborg,Lars Lindkvist
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-08-21
  • Total pages :366
  • ISBN : 9781136760808
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Summary : In this new volume, 28 Scandinavian researchers and others who are active in arts and culture seek to answer the questions: What has been the effect of regional and local investment in arts and culture? And what positive and negative experiences have there been? This book describes and analyzes the extent to which cultural investments at local and regional levels have stimulated development and led to essential processes of change for the community in general. Of special interest is how different places manage to "turn the tide". What do their development processes involve? Which ways and means do they use to go forward in order to change their paths and start anew? These are just a few of the important questions addressed in this book. One of the most important findings is that while you can never transfer the successful renewal of one place to another like a blueprint, certain common patterns in the cultural processes are discernible. The contributors to this book show the breadth of theoretical tools that can be used to increase awareness of the significance of culture for regional development. Throughout the book readers will find a multitude of theoretical concepts, from entrepreneurship theory, organizational institutionalism and cultural economy, to cultural planning and art management. This book will appeal to scholars and practitioners of urban and regional studies, and cultural and creative economics.

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture
  • Author : Janetta Rebold Benton,Robert DiYanni
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-12-30
  • Total pages :649
  • ISBN : 0205816606
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Summary : For one semester/quarter courses on Introduction to the Humanities or Cultural Studies. Now in full color, Arts and Culture provides an introduction to global civilizations and their artistic achievements, history, and cultures. The authors consider two important questions: What makes a work a masterpiece of its type? And what qualities of a work enable it to be appreciated over time? Critical thinking is also highlighted throughout the text with 4 different box features that ask students to explore connections across the humanities and different cultures. These boxes are entitled Connections, Cross Currents, Then & Now, and Cultural Impact boxes. Open the new fourth edition of Arts and Culture and open a world of discovery.

Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture

Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture
  • Author : Jonathan P. Bowen,Suzanne Keene,Kia Ng
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-09-07
  • Total pages :291
  • ISBN : 9781447154068
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Summary : Presenting the latest technological developments in arts and culture, this volume demonstrates the advantages of a union between art and science. Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture is presented in five parts: Imaging and Culture New Art Practice Seeing Motion Interaction and Interfaces Visualising Heritage Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture explores a variety of new theory and technologies, including devices and techniques for motion capture for music and performance, advanced photographic techniques, computer generated images derived from different sources, game engine software, airflow to capture the motions of bird flight and low-altitude imagery from airborne devices. The international authors of this book are practising experts from universities, art practices and organisations, research centres and independent research. They describe electronic visualisation used for such diverse aspects of culture as airborne imagery, computer generated art based on the autoimmune system, motion capture for music and for sign language, the visualisation of time and the long term preservation of these materials. Selected from the EVA London conferences from 2009-2012, held in association with the Computer Arts Society of the British Computer Society, the authors have reviewed, extended and fully updated their work for this state-of-the-art volume.

Art and Culture

Art and Culture
  • Author : Clement Greenberg
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1961
  • Total pages :278
  • ISBN : UOM:39015006745460
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Summary : Culture - Art in Paris - Abstract, Representational art - New Sculpture - Modernist Sculpture - Byzantine parallels - Modernist painting - Art in the United States - Literature.

Policy Matters

Policy Matters
  • Author : Clive Robertson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 0920397360
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Summary : "In this book Clive Robertson examines the subject of arts administration through the three major topics of 'artist-run culture as movement and apparatus', 'custody battles with/at the Canada Council' and Carings for art and culture'. Includes interviews with Paule Leduc, Roch Carrier, Edythe Goodriche, and Bruce Russell." -- From Art Metropole website (viewed 23 May 2018).

Gathering

Gathering
  • Author : Marian Pastor-Roces
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-12-09
  • Total pages :324
  • ISBN : 9719555963
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Art Practice in a Digital Culture

Art Practice in a Digital Culture
  • Author : Dr Charlie Gere,Ms Hazel Gardiner
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-10-01
  • Total pages :226
  • ISBN : 9781409486411
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Summary : Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of artists working in universities, and having their work facilitated and supported by the funding and infrastructural resources that such institutions offer. This new paradigm of art as research is likely to have a profound effect on how we understand the role of the artist and of art practice in society. In this unique book, artists, art historians, art theorists and curators of new media reflect on the idea of art as research and how it has changed practice. Intrinsic to the volume is an investigation of the advances in creative practice made possible via artists engaging directly with technology or via collaborative partnerships between practitioners and technological experts, ranging through a broad spectrum of advanced methods from robotics through rapid prototyping to the biological sciences.

Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia
  • Author : Jo Caust
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-05-08
  • Total pages :204
  • ISBN : 9781317599210
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Summary : Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is not appropriate to apply Westerns theories and models of leadership and management. This book presents a range of case studies of arts and cultural leadership across a large number of Asian countries. Besides examining different cultural frameworks and contexts, the book considers different cultural approaches to leadership, discusses external challenges and entrepreneurialism, and explores how politics can have a profound impact. Throughout the book covers different art forms, and different sorts of arts and cultural organisations.

Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture

Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture
  • Author : Victor A. Ginsburgh,David Throsby
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-09-13
  • Total pages :1400
  • ISBN : 9780080464756
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Summary : Over the last 30 or 40 years a substantial literature has grown up in which the tools of economic theory and analysis have been applied to problems in the arts and culture. Economists who have surveyed the field generally locate the origins of contemporary cultural economics as being in 1966, the year of publication of the first major work in modern times dedicated specifically to the economics of the arts. It was a book by Baumol and Bowen which showed that economic analysis could illuminate the supply of and demand for artistic services, the contribution of the arts sector to the economy, and the role of public policy. Following the appearance of the Baumol and Bowen work, interest in the economics of the arts grew steadily, embracing areas such as demand for the arts, the economic functions of artists, the role of the nonprofit sector, and other areas. Cultural economics also expanded to include the cultural or entertainment industries (the media, movies, the publishing industry, popular music), as well as heritage and museum management, property right questions (in particular copyright) and the role of new communication technologies such as the internet. The field is therefore located at the crossroads of several disciplines: economics and management, but also art history, art philosophy, sociology and law. The Handbook is placed firmly in economics, but it also builds bridges across these various disciplines and will thus be of interest to researchers in all these different fields, as well as to those who are engaged in cultural policy issues and the role of culture in the development of our societies. *Presents an overview of the history of art markets *Addresses the value of art and consumer behavior toward acquiring art *Examines the effect of art on economies of developed and developing countries around the world

The Value of Culture

The Value of Culture
  • Author : Arjo Klamer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1996
  • Total pages :243
  • ISBN : 9053562184
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Summary : Culture manifests itself in everything human, including the ordinary business of everyday life. Culture and art have their own value, but economic values are also constrained. Art sponsorships and subsidies suggest a value that exceeds market price. So what is the real value of culture? Unlike the usual focus on formal problems, which has 'de-cultured' and 'de-moralized' the practice of economics, this book brings together economists, philosophers, historians, political scientists and artists to try to sort out the value of culture. This is a book not only for economists and social scientists, but also for anybody actively involved in the world of the arts and culture.

Arts and Cultural Management

Arts and Cultural Management
  • Author : Constance DeVereaux
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-09-03
  • Total pages :282
  • ISBN : 9781351673433
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Summary : Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field opens a conversation that is much needed for anyone identifying arts management or cultural management as primary areas of research, teaching, or practice. In the evolution of any field arises the need for scrutiny, reflection, and critique, as well as to display the advancements and diversity in approaches and thinking that contribute to a discipline’s forward progression. While no one volume could encompass all that a discipline is or should be, a representational snapshot serves as a valuable benchmark. This book is addressed to those who operate as researchers, scholars, and practitioners of arts and cultural management. Driven by concerns about quality of life, globalization, development of economies, education of youth, the increasing mobility of cultural groups, and many other significant issues of the twenty-first century, governments and individuals have increasingly turned to arts and culture as means of mitigating or resolving tough policy issues. For their growth, arts and culture sectors depend on people in positions of leadership and management who play a significant role in the creation, production, exhibition, dissemination, interpretation, and evaluation of arts and culture experiences for publics and policies. Less than a century old as a formal field of inquiry, however, arts and cultural management has been in flux since its inception. What is arts and cultural management? remains an open question. A comprehensive literature on the discipline, as an object of study, is still developing. This State of the Discipline offers a benchmark for those interested in the evolution and development of arts and cultural management as a branch of knowledge alongside more established disciplines of research and scholarship.

The Economics of Art and Culture

The Economics of Art and Culture
  • Author : Heilbrun James,James Heilbrun,Charles M. Gray
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001-04-23
  • Total pages :410
  • ISBN : 0521637120
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Summary : Systematic review of the economics of the arts and performing arts.

Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture

Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-09-16
  • Total pages :704
  • ISBN : 9780444537775
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Summary : This volume emphasizes the economic aspects of art and culture, a relatively new field that poses inherent problems for economics, with its quantitative concepts and tools. Building bridges across disciplines such as management, art history, art philosophy, sociology, and law, editors Victor Ginsburgh and David Throsby assemble chapters that yield new perspectives on the supply and demand for artistic services, the contribution of the arts sector to the economy, and the roles that public policies play. With its focus on culture rather than the arts, Ginsburgh and Throsby bring new clarity and definition to this rapidly growing area. Presents coherent summaries of major research in art and culture, a field that is inherently difficult to characterize with finance tools and concepts Offers a rigorous description that avoids common problems associated with art and culture scholarship Makes details about the economics of art and culture accessible to scholars in fields outside economics

Art, Culture and Enterprise (Routledge Revivals)

Art, Culture and Enterprise (Routledge Revivals)
  • Author : Justin Lewis
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-12-16
  • Total pages :164
  • ISBN : 9781317908067
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Summary : 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 book of its kind to deal systematically with the politics of contemporary culture. Drawing examples from specific British venues, Justin Lewis shows how innovative projects work in practice, and considers arts marketing and the promotion of culture as an economic strategy. A particularly relevant title in the context of the debate surrounding Arts Council funding, this reissue will prove valuable for artists, administrators and students of media and cultural studies, alongside those with a general interest in the future of public art and culture.

Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture
  • Author : Laurie Hanquinet,Mike Savage
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-04-30
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 1138596396
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Summary : The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially � though not exclusively � on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu�s influential analysis of cultural capital, the distinguished international contributors explore the extent to which cultural omnivorousness has eclipsed highbrow culture, the role of age, gender and class on cultural practices, the character of aesthetic preferences, the contemporary significance of screen culture, and the restructuring of popular culture. The Handbook critiques modes of sociological determinism in which cultural engagement is seen as the simple product of the educated middle classes. The contributions explore the critique of Eurocentrism and the global and cosmopolitan dimensions of cultural life. The book focuses particularly on bringing cutting edge �relational� research methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative, to bear on these debates. This handbook not only describes the field, but also proposes an agenda for its development which will command major international interest.

The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War
  • Author : James A. Davis
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-11-18
  • Total pages :218
  • ISBN : 9781315438238
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Summary : In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter!" These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate ride provided the subject for numerous paintings and etchings as well as songs and poetry. George was not alone in thinking of art in the midst of combat; the significance of the issues under contention, the brutal intensity of the fighting, and the staggering number of casualties combined to form a tragedy so profound that some could not help but view it through an aesthetic lens, to see the war as a concert of death. It is hardly surprising that art influenced the perception and interpretation of the war given the intrinsic role that the arts played in the lives of antebellum Americans. Nor is it surprising that literature, music, and the visual arts were permanently altered by such an emotional and material catastrophe. In The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War, an interdisciplinary team of scholars explores the way the arts – theatre, music, fiction, poetry, painting, architecture, and dance – were influenced by the war as well as the unique ways that art functioned during and immediately following the war. Included are discussions of familiar topics (such as Ambrose Bierce, Peter Rothermel, and minstrelsy) with less-studied subjects (soldiers and dance, epistolary songs). The collection as a whole sheds light on the role of race, class, and gender in the production and consumption of the arts for soldiers and civilians at this time; it also draws attention to the ways that art shaped – and was shaped by – veterans long after the war.