By Kevin F. McCarthy
Supplying information regarding advancements within the visible arts global, this booklet promotes and research of the field, describing the features of visible arts shoppers, artists, funds, and association.
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Changes due to increasing frequency of participation suggest not that more people have become involved in the arts but that current participants have changed their behavior. Because all these factors are likely to come into play, it is useful to understand these distinctions when attempting to understand changes in participation patterns. Characteristics of Participants In addition to understanding how levels of demand vary across forms of participation, it is also important to identify the sociodemographic and other characteristics associated with participation.
Modernism began to gain ascendancy in American art in the aftermath of World War I. Successive formulations of modernism, which was seen as an avant-garde progression of ideas about the nature of art itself, took shape in various styles and movements. Art world ____________ 5 See Bourdieu, 1984. 6 This description of aestheticism relies heavily on Stephen Weil’s work (2002a, pp. 170–187). robin-bobin robin-bobin The Evolution of the Visual Arts System 13 participants understood that these styles and movements fashioned a larger, forwardmoving arc of art history.
393). Smaller cities have logged equally dramatic gains; indeed, the emergence of active gallery scenes in such cities as Portland, Denver, and Providence has constituted some of the most dramatic aspects of the expansion of the national visual arts world. It should be noted that although the recent expansion and inflation of the arts market is unprecedented, intense competition for “stars” is in itself nothing new. Favored court painters of past centuries often lived in a regal style and, in some cases, operated industrial-scale studios.
A Portrait of the Visual Arts: The challenges of a New Era by Kevin F. McCarthy