Arts and Business

Arts and Business : Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society

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Arts and Business aims at bringing arts and business scholars together in a dialogue about a number of key topics that today form different understandings in the two disciplines. Arts and business are, many times, positioned as opposites. Where one is providing symbolic and aesthetic immersion, the other is creating goods for a market and markets for a good. They often deal and struggle with the same issues, framing it differently and finding different solutions. This book has the potential of offering both critical theoretical and empirical understanding of these subjects and guiding further exploration and research into this field. Although this dichotomy has a well-documented existence, it is reconstructed through the writing-out of business in art and vice versa. This edited volume distinguishes itself from other writings aimed at closing the gap between art and business, as it does not have a firm standpoint in one of these fields, but treating them as symmetrical and equal. The belief that by giving art and business an equal weight, the editors also create the opportunity to communicate to a wider audience and construct a path forward for art and business to more

Product details

  • Hardback | 258 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17.78mm | 484g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 12 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables
  • 1138887447
  • 9781138887442
  • 1,413,703

About Elena Raviola

Elena Raviola is Associate Professor at the School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg, Sweden and works also at the Department of Organization at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Peter Zackariasson is an Associate Professor in Marketing at the School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg, more

Table of contents

Section 1: The Arts and Business: Contemporary and Historical Dialogues 1. Aesthetics of Collective Action: PHI and PI in a Twisted Impromptu on Art and Research by Operational Aesthetics Pierre Guillet de Monthoux and Philippe Mairesse 2. The Art and Business of 'Being Critical' Daniel Ericsson and Magnus Eriksson 3. Media Art in the Context of Art, Science and the Market: A Historical Perspective Claudia Schnugg and Victoria Vesna Section 2: Organizing Collaboration 4. To The Manger! Collaboration in the Age of Access Kent Hansen and Anke Strauss 5. Embedding the Corporate Story through Performance Tracy Harwood and Sophy Smith 6. Understanding Sponsorship Relationships Janina Panizza and David Stewart Section 3: Performing and Agreeing on Values 7. A Short Dialogue on the Meaning of Performance Emilie Reinhold and Kahena Sanaa 8. Evaluating Value: Stolen, Disappearing and Pseudonymous Art Chloe Preece and Aleksandra Bida 9. Community Arts: On the Precarious Compromise between the Inspirational and the Civic Worlds Ester Barinaga 10. Re-casting Legitimacy: Validation and Criticality as Contemporary Art Joins Cultural Business Ravi Dar and Pamela Schutz Nybacka Section 4: Leadership and Power 11. Leadership in Art and Business Katja Lindqvist 12. Portraits of the Artist as Cultural Entrepreneur Kerry McCall and Maeve Houlihan 13. The Conundrum of Power: Sintering Structural and Relational Perspectives in Business and Arts Organizations Yuliya Shymko and Alison Minkus 14. La Fileuse de Reims, a Place Where Artists can Work: A Dialogue between the Founder and One of the Residents Elen Riot and Pauline Quantin Section 5: Learning, Knowledge and Thinking 15. Valuing the Other: Exposing Undergraduates to the Art of Business and the Business of Arts Andrew Power and Michael MacDonnell 16. Management: Stepping Back Through Arts Dorina Coste, Isabelle Ne and Marianella Fornerino 17. The Rag Rug: Weaving Together Artistic and Business Patterns of Thinking Nina Bozic Yams and Elisabeth Helldorffshow more