• Public Money and Art

    We’ve been playing the “How I envy the Brits” game for such a long time – aren’t they lucky. All that government money. I’ve played it too. In this recent example in The Washington Post, it’s  “How I envy the Canadians”. Well, here’s a great story from Hyperallergic to make you […]

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  • Fear No Markets!

    “Markets make us less moral”. That was the conclusion of a German study referenced here (http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2013/05/15/markets-make-us-less-moral/) ) at Discover Magazine online. By all means read the article – it’s short – but here’s the gist: participants were offered the chance to “sell” the life of a mouse for a fixed […]

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  • Thoughts on Nonprofit Business Entities

    From Scott Chamberlain, August 2015: “For a nonprofit, mission trumps all else. Once the mission is secure, an arts organization can look at three additional layers of sustainability: financial, organizational, and programmatic. Financial sustainability is marked by the ability to generate resources to meet the needs of the present without […]

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  • On Income Inequality, Big Art, Fat Unions and The Fat Lady

    In all of the tiresome and very public discussions on “income inequality” we have been thru in America in the last year or so, how is it that NONE of them have focused on income inequality in the arts? Fact is, income inequality among artists is tolerated at levels that […]

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