Related News: Bread, Roses, and the Republican Anti-Art Agenda

February 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

Bread, Roses, and the Republican Anti-Art Agenda, from Artinfo.com on February 2, 2011

“Get ready for government arts funding to play its customary starring role in the national conversation: as a pretext for conservatives to go on a vicious campaign to slash other needed government programs.

Given the political conjuncture in D.C., it came as little surprise that the Republican Study Committee’s deficit cutting planalready setting the tone of the debate in the budget-battles to come — released in late January proposes completely eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities (budgeted at $167.5 million each) as part of a broader offensive against government.”

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