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Mallika Rao

Let's Hope Obama's Swipe At Art History Backfires

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts

It's President Obama versus the gentlest foes you can imagine. Speaking to an audience in Wisconsin on his post-State of the Union tour, the president...

These Artworks Will Likely Help Obama's Reelection Campaign

Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

Barack Obama has been known to attract niche audiences, gaining support from non-traditional political factions like "Bartenders for Obama," "Sisters ...

Would Obama's Budget Love Artists As Much As They Love Him?

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.31.2012 | Arts

Yesterday the Huffington Post explored Mitt Romney's plan to gut federal arts funding, as part of our Shadow Convention feature. Here's our breakdown ...

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Receives National Medal of Arts

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

On a high after her White House visit, Ella Baff, executive and artistic director of Jacob's Pillow, told us how President Obama visited her in the Green Room prior to the ceremony.

States Of The Arts: Obamas Transforming Cultural Policy

AP | Brett Zongker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON (AP) - In his first year, President Barack Obama has marshaled the largest infusion of cultural funding in decades - despite a few stumbles...

Arts Community to Obama: Here's What We're Fighting For

Randall Bourscheidt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Bourscheidt

We are fighting now to recover our prosperity but also our sense of purpose and pride as a nation. Like all other nations in history, our culture stands at the center of our identity.