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Arts Management: Uniting Arts and Audiences in the 21st Century

Designed for students and practitioners with little experience in not-for-profit management, Arts Management provides an indispensable guide to the theory and practice of managing arts and cultural organizations. This concise text engages readers with case studies and critical-thinking exercises that will develop their ability to adapt to a changing industry. From governance and human resources […]

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The Auctioneer: Adventures in the Art Trade

Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even more secretive business, whose staggering prices, famous collectors, and high crimes are front page news almost every day. The former Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, the former owner of Sotheby’s rival Phillips […]

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33 Artists in 3 Acts

This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world’s most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art. The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves―how they move through the world, command credibility, and create iconic works. 33 Artists in 3 Acts offers […]

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Here’s Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & Politics (Politics, Media, and Pop…

Now in its updated and expanded fourth edition, Here’s Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & Politics examines how the tangled relationship between Hollywood’s global film industry and the politics of federal and state governments manifests itself in the real world of political campaigns and in the fictional world of Hollywood films. The book contradicts the […]

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The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love

Using a “tough love approach” to pursuing a career in the visual arts, Jackie Battenfield expands on her highly successful classes and workshops to provide a comprehensive guide for both emerging and mid-career artists. Providing real-life examples, illustrations, and step-by-step exercises, Battenfield offers readily applicable advice on all aspects of the job. Along with tips […]