How cities worldwide have come to see that the arts, culture and creativity can in help their renewal and revitalization, How creative places can be made and nurtured in cities and towns, How art and artists can interact with urban planning and development in ways that encourage equity, democracy, and diversity in the city

Arts and the City

About this issue

Issue number
Volume 46 – Number 2


The main focus of the articles in this issue is on what cities and their governments been doing to encourage, and benefit from, art and art-related activity. The contributors explore places for the making of art, also selling art, showing it, enjoying it and exploiting it. From a focus on themes in the first four papers, the contributors turn to places, ranging from Britain to Korea, to the Middle East and the Netherlands.

Martin Crookston
20 May 2020