Author(s): Sullivan, Kathleen M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

The author explores the First Amendment aspects of the content restrictions on the grant-making process and other constitutional issues raised by the NEA controversy.

Author(s): American Civil Liberties Union
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

This report examines efforts of the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section of the Justice Department to prosecute distributors of obscene materials. This report includes a history of the Justice Department, which started as an offshoot of the controversial Meese Commission, provides examples of the Unit's unconstitutional activities and discusses the broad First Amendment implications of its attacks.

Author(s): Lankford, E. Louis
Date of Publication: Oct 01, 1990

The author examines Senator Jesse Helms' proposed 1989 amendment to the appropriations bill for the National Endowment for Arts, which would bar federal funds from being used by the NEA and other federal agencies and institutions to support the creation, performance, or exhibition of materials, which might be considered obscene. The author also examines the trial that resulted from the exhibition of the Robert Mapplethorpe's exhibition at the Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center. The museum's director was indicated by a grand jury for pandering obscenity and improper use of a minor in a

Author(s): ArtTable
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

Summary of a panel discussion organized by ArtTable, Inc., a national organization for professional women in the visual arts, on the topic of the impact of government on the arts; money, legislation, censorship, held at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, October 2, 1989. Participants include Frederieke Taylor, Mary Schmidt Campbell, John Walsh, Roger Mandle, Mary Rose Oakar, Barbara Hoffman, Gregory Jenner, Alfonse D'Amato, Schuyler Chapin, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Charles Schumer, Ted Berger, Judith Tannenbaum, George Weissman, Wendy Luers, Kinshasha Conwill and Van Kirk Reeves.

Author(s): Jordan, Sherril; Parr, Lisa, Porter, Robert; and Storey, Gwen (Editors)
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1987

We hope this book can begin to formulate an answer - not with a single, definitive response, but with a dialogue that begins to explore underlying issues and attempts to define them. In doing so, we are attempting to foster a deeper understanding of public art programs and of the diverse needs and interests of those most directly affected by them - the government, the public and the artist.

Author(s): Dubin, Steven C.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1985

The author examines the relationship between artists and the social control of the state when the state supports them. He looks at the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) in the 1970s-1980s.

Author(s): Adams, G. Donald
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

This book is intended to serve as a basic reference for any type of public relations activity, whether volunteer, part time, or full time.

Author(s): Wall, Geoffrey and Knapper, Christopher
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1981

This book contains 23 sections, which include the following sections:

  • The Economic Impact
  • Visitors Characteristics
  • Purchasing Behaviour
  • Copyright

Author(s): Mutti, Barbara
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1980

Based on tested and revised procedures and sample forms from both commercial and nonprofit art galleries, this handbook covers basic information that has proven practical and effective in diverse situations. The handbook was planned primarily for non-profit art galleries, but the principles address the commercial gallery or small museum as well. It is intended to serve as a guide.

Author(s): Laundy, Peter and Vignelli, Massimo
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1979

This guide is divided into two parts, Basic Guidelines discusses use of graphic components available to the designer. Two Prototypic Organizations illustrates how these guidelines can be applied to a broad range of communications by two very different nonprofit organizations.