Ethics and the Visual Arts Pdf

Ethics and the Visual Arts

Number of page: 288
Author: edited by Elaine A. King, Gail Levin
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781581158229
Category: Art

The dark side of the arts is explored in this timely volume, sure to spark discussion and debate. Nineteen diverse essays by such distinguished authors as Eric Fischl, Suzaan Boettger, Stephen Weil, Richard Serra, and more cover a broad range of topics facing todayÕs artists, policy makers, art lawyers, galleries, museum professionals, and many others. Readers will find expert insights on such up-to-the-minute issues as preserving Iraqi heritage after the U.S. invasion; the role of new media; art and censorship; the impact of 9/11 on artists; authenticity and forgeries; cultural globalization; fair use; how tax laws encourage donations of art to museums; where people buy art; the ethical codes of working art critics; and much more. With its clear-sighted commentary on todayÕs hottest arts issues, Ethics in the Visual Arts is essential reading for anyone interested in the humanities and in current events. ¥ Eric Fischl, Suzaan Boettger, Stephen Weil, other top names ¥ Valuable to policy makers, attorneys, art critics, museum professionals, anyone involved in art

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