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Launch for Two New Books by Arlene Goldbard

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May.14.2013

Talk on The Wave and The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future, followed by book sales/signing and reception. For more information, see the Hemispheric Institute website. Free and open to the public. ID is required to enter all NYU buildings.

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Comments from Arlene

Dec.14.2010 - 8:54 am
In response to: Inoculation Nation
While it's true that many artists have struggled mightily for freedom of expression, some dying to defend it, it's...
Sep.25.2010 - 8:50 am
In response to: Something Delicious, Part Two: Surprising Your Mouth
I hope you enjoy them. And after you try the surprise version, if you feel lazy one day and want the same tastes, just...
Sep.16.2010 - 8:52 am
In response to: Something Delicious, Part One: The Great Song
Thank you, Sharon. What a beautiful story. Sending blessings for a most wonderful year, your heart's desire.
Mar.29.2010 - 7:21 am
In response to: Oh Freedom
I hope you find yourself inside the story for a moment (with all its delights and challenges). Happy liberation!
Aug.10.2009 - 6:32 am
In response to: Culture Imitates Nature (I Hope)
Maybe I've overestimated the opposition to this useful phrase! I'm so glad you enjoyed the essay. all best, Arlene

Published Reviews

New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development
Published by Public Art Review
Arlene Goldbard's most recent book, New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development, is a comprehensive, well-written, and passionate chronicle of this overlooked sector...