Art Lessons: Meditations On The Creative Life

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Basic Books, Apr 12, 1996 - Art - 320 pages
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This is an interesting and sometimes caustic look at public funding for the arts, focussing on the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Marquis argues that one of the main problems is that the ... Read full review

Art lessons: learning from the rise and fall of public arts funding

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While so much journalism concerning public funding of the arts amounts to little more than polemics and personal vendetta, this is instead an absorbing account of the National Endowment of the Arts ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Alice Goldfarb Marquis, an award-winning journalist and historian, was born in Munich, Germany, and is now a visiting scholar at the University of California at San Diego. Her published works Include Art Lessons: Learning from the Rise and Fall of Public Arts Funding, The Art Biz: The Covert World of Collectors, Dealers, Auction Houses, Museums, and Critics, and Alfred H. Barr, Jr.: Missionary for the Modern. In 2002, she published Marcel Duchamp: The Bachelor Stripped Bare (MFA Publications), which the Washington Times called "the most sober appraisal yet of this artist.

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