Author(s): Dr. Osborne, T.L.
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2015

"Why Am I Writing This Book? There are many aspects of Hip Hop culture that exceeds beyond just the beat, a dance, or a catchy hook. The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 1) & The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 2) are books that were created to make a connection between the past and the present, as it relates to Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop culture has been able to accomplish so much in such a very short period of time, most of which includes the bridging of generational and racial gaps locally and internationally. The hope; however, is that the culture continues to grow and evolve to a point where

Author(s): Musher, Sharon Ann
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2015

Drawing on close readings of government-funded architecture, murals, plays, writing, and photographs, Democratic Art argues that those engaged in New Deal art were part of an explicitly cultural agenda that sought not just to create art but to democratize and Americanize it as well. By tracing a range of aesthetic visions that flourished during the 1930s, this brand new book outlines the successes, shortcomings, and lessons of the golden age of government funding for the arts.

Author(s): People for the American Way
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

On December 6, 1993, more than 600 people gathered at the Arizona Temple of Music and Art for Tucson Talks: An issue of Freed Speech. Co-produced by People for The American Way, The University of Arizona Faculty of Fine Arts, and the Creative Coalition . . ., Tucson Talks presented internationally know film and stage stars in a staged reading of Michael Cristofer's The Shadow Box. An attempt by a local public school teacher to produce the play in 1992 had resulted in her forced resignation, and had led to discord and polarization in Tucson. The performance was followed by a panel discussion

Author(s): Dubin, Steven C.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

The author examines censorship of the arts by both liberal and conservative groups.

Author(s): Heins, Marjorie
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

The author looks at the censorship scene from the halls of government to residential neighborhoods, where the funding and sale of sexually explicit paintings, photographs, recordings and videotapes are under attack. Pro-censorship groups include not only religious fundamentalists and their supporters, but also anti-pornography feminists and others who blame the popular and fine arts for corroding the moral fiber of the nation's social fabric. The author points to the dangers to society of restricting artistic freedom and persuasively defends the National Endowment for the Arts - which was

Author(s): Kramer, Hilton
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1992

In this chapter of the book <i>Public Policy and the Aesthetic Interest: Critical Essays on Defining Cultural and Education Relations</i>, this chapger by Hilton Krammer discusses: Should public standards of decency and civility be observed in determining which works of art or art events are to be selected for the government's support?

Author(s): Bolton, Richard
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

The ongoing efforts of government officials and self-appointed guardians of public morality to control the content of art and public speech have exposed deep divisions in American's beliefs about artistic value and freedom of expression. [This book is the first] to document these turbulent and disturbing debates in detail, in the worlds of the artists, legislators, lobbyists, and critics themselves.

Author(s): Chartrand, Harry Hillman
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

This article is a historical treatment of censorship focusing on the impact of Christianity on censorship and copyright regulation in English-speaking countries.

Author(s): Galerie St. Etienne
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

This exhibition catalog of works displayed at the Galerie St. Etienne from January 21 through March 7, 1992 in New York City include works by censored Austrian and German artists under the Nazis. In this introduction to the exhibit, there is also a discussion of attacks on the NEA for funding controversial exhibit such as Robert Mapplethorpe, whose works are included in this exhibit.

Author(s): Galerie St. Etienne
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

Year-by-year chronology of censorship of the arts, primarily visual arts, in Germany and Austria, 1898-1941, and in the , 1947-1991. Prepared to accompany the exhibition Scandal Outrage and Censorship: Controversy in Modern Art, held at the Galerie St. Etienne in New York City, January 21 - March 7, 1992