Ultimately, we must develop a comprehensive global strategy that joins all the elements of international power to combat the illicit antiquities trade in several meaningful and complementary ways.
The presentation will outline the main diplomatic and legislative measures that are likely to be required in order to ratify or accede to all or some of 1954 Hague Convention measures on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
This study of executive compensation to arts leaders in Illinois summarizes key employment statistics and presents results from a factor analysis showing four models of compensation environments found within arts organizations. The story told by this study is first, one of small nonprofit businesses, and second, how these small businesses balance resources to compensate their staffs. The study is based on results of a custom survey sent to 655 Illinois nonprofit arts organizations.
Seeing Barnum’s entertainments as a context for America’s response to the avant-garde requires us to reconsider both modernists’ dismissal of this response as simple philistinism and subsequent interpretations of public dismay as evidence of avant-garde art’s political impact.
We see a shift in elite status group politics from those highbrows who snobbishly disdain all base, vulgar, or mass popular culture, (here called snobs or univores) to those highbrows who omnivorously consume a wide range of popular as well as highbrow art forms (here called omnivores). It is important for arts policy leaders to understand this general process so they can better interpret all the specific changes they see going on in the contemporary arts worlds and consider how best to take advantages of these changes in promoting the arts.