Concern over 'narrow demographic' accessing arts

Not enough is being done in the UK to “stimulate or realise the creative potential of individuals”, with publicly-funded creative arts reaching a narrow section of people, the 2015 report by the Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value has said. There is “low cultural and social diversity” among audiences, consumers and the creative workforce, which “remains a key challenge for future success”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MoCCA Arts Fest Rescheduled Over Virus Concerns

The MoCCA Arts Festival, an annual festival of indie and self-published comics and graphic novels organized by the Society of Illustrators, has been postponed due to the continuing spread of the new coronavirus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PA Open Access report highlights concerns on Plan S timeframe, Green OA

So-called "transformative" deals, also known as "read and publish" deals, are seen by many as an effective way to achieve a widespread transition to Open Access, a report for the Publishers Association has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CMS committee warns cuts 'making arts less accessible'

The Culture, Media and Sport select committee has warned that budget cuts are making culture less accessible, as part of its latest report on funding and support for the arts outside London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pullman, Cassidy and Ardagh concern over arts GCSE take-up

Authors including Philip Pullman and Cathy Cassidy have responded to figures which suggest a “major” drop in the take-up of arts subjects at GCSE level, saying the discreditation of these subjects will do damage that will “last for generations”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Is Self-Publishing and Open Access Viable for Art Publishing?

A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Fears over access to children's poetry after Arts Council cuts

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:37 Children's poetry is among the biggest losers in the children's literature sector following the recent cuts in Arts Council funding, it has emerged. As well as the Poetry Book Society (PBS) which has seen 100% of its funding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Art reflects how we see women; now women are influencing how we see art

Art historian Catherine McCormack reflects on women as art subjects, makers and curators. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Art & Crime’ looks at the forgeries, thefts and manipulations that plague the art world

Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm detail the doings of a rogue’s gallery of art scammers, rascals and outright thieves. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

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Datebook: Art that skewers the art world, an installation about dance, abstractions of L.A.

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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Netflix subscribers will soon get access to mobile versions of two Rogue Games titles

Netflix is adding two more releases to its excellent library of games. The streaming giant announced Monday it recently secured exclusive mobile rights to Dust & Neon and Highwater, two upcoming titles from indie publisher Rogue Games. Of the two, the former will arrive first when it hits... Continue reading at Engadget

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ChatGPT Plus will offer immediate AI access for $20 per month

OpenAI’s ChatGPT’s AI chatbot is so good, too many people are using it, crushing its servers. So the company is debuting a paid ChatGPT Plus service, which will launch in the coming weeks. ChatGPT will cost $20 per month, but don’t despair. OpenAI says that it still plans to offer a... Continue reading at PC World

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IPA States Its Concern for a Missing Egyptian Publisher

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The tech industry still has a long way to go when it comes to accessibility

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Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility

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Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility

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Nothing is Real: Craig Brown on the Slippery Art of Biography

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Hands on with Microsoft Designer, an AI art masterpiece

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