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The Arts Economy

Started reading Hans Abbing’s Why Are Artists Poor? The Exceptional Economy of the Arts and it has raised some interesting issues. I have not gotten through the whole thing yet, so I cannot evaluate the strength of his argument but I … Continue reading

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The Economic Value of Art

Well, how do we feel about this one? According to The Atlantic, Britain’s culture secretary Maria Miller advocated against tremendous reductions in arts funding by casting the value of the arts in economic terms: She suggested that state funding of … Continue reading

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Diversity Revisited

Well, after the heady rush that was the Tonys, I needed to take a shower: the cold dark shower of the reality that is diversity in the American theater. Earlier this year AAPAC, an organization I very much admire, released a … Continue reading

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