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New Deal

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Labour

It is not just artists who are starving: how the US can rebuild its creative industry post-Covid

A proposal issued to both presidential campaigns by Americans for the Arts outlines a national strategy to put creative workers back to work

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Economics

Covid-19 impact on US creative economy 'disproportionately' affects fine and performing arts, report finds

A new study from the Brookings Institution estimates losses of $150bn in creative industry revenue while calling for more federal support for cultural workers

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New Deal

UK artists deserve a New Deal

Instead of commissioning creatives to respond to the current crisis as if this were a war, the country should pump millions into community art projects

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coronavirus

‘Emergency grants are not going to rid us of this crisis’— is there hope for a new New Deal in the US?

A new survey reports 95% of American artists have lost income due to coronavirus as the nation's unemployment rate rises to Great Depression-era levels

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Art confiscation

Government seizes works made by “New Deal” artists

Collectors, dealers and auction houses are unaware that much Depression-era art remains the property of the state