By Justin Lewis
First released in 1990, this investigative evaluation of the politics of arts’ and cultural investment examines the query of public aid for the humanities. taking a look at either well known advertisement varieties of tradition, together with radio, pop song and cinema, and the extra conventional intellectual arts comparable to drama and opera, Art, tradition and Enterprise was once the 1st booklet of its style to deal systematically with the politics of up to date tradition. Drawing examples from particular British venues, Justin Lewis indicates how cutting edge tasks paintings in perform, and considers arts advertising and the promoting of tradition as an financial method. a very suitable identify within the context of the controversy surrounding Arts Council investment, this reissue will turn out beneficial for artists, directors and scholars of media and cultural reviews, along people with a basic curiosity sooner or later of public artwork and culture.