Art Matters

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0119990705

John Tusa, managing director of the Barbican Centre in LONDON, presents five talks based on essays from his new collection. Today, he discusses the history of the battle for the arts in this country and asks: the arts - can we do without them?

02What Happened At Downing Street19990706

In the second of five talks by John Tusa, managing director of the Barbican Centre in LONDON, he recalls a seminar on the crisis in the arts which was hosted at Downing Street in June 1998 by Tony Blair and Chris Smith.

03Art For Art's Sake... Art! For Heaven's Sake19990707

In the third of five talks by John Tusa, managing director of the Barbican Centre in LONDON, he looks at the role of marketing and research in the provision of arts and culture as the arts battle for survival in an increasingly competitive world.

04The Concert Of The Future... Seeing Will Be Hearing19990708

In the fourth of five talks by John Tusa, managing director of the Barbican Centre in LONDON, he offers some proposals for enlivening the concert exeperience.

05 LAST19990710

In the last of five talks by John Tusa, managing director of the Barbican Centre in LONDON, he reflects on the place of the arts and culture in Europe and how they can contribute to the wider European debate.