Street art, teetering as it has been for the last decade between crime and high-end gallery cash crop, has taken another step toward establishing itse...
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The divisive and bitter culture war conflicts about race, sexuality, expressive freedom and the role of government in the arts continue to chill the politics of culture, even in the Obama era.
Virtually every arts organization has a mission, and I dare say that a majority of board and staff at most arts organizations could not tell you what that mission is.
Most people do not know that no fewer than nine government agencies provide support to arts in this nation.
It's a good sign that Obama has shown an interest in contemporary art. Let's hope it extends beyond the White House walls.
The arts and humanities get a pretty raw deal. It was painful to watch the purported centrists in the Senate cut out nearly $100 million worth of funds for arts, culture and education last week.
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