What’s The Future For The NEA Under Rocco Landesman? (Maybe Something Like The Past)

“Certainly the economy, and the growing public anxiety about the deficit, may yet put a damper on arts financing. But political goodwill toward the endowment is clearly on the rise, and many in the arts world are wondering if Mr. Landesman will be able to lead it, finally, into a new era … Even if Mr. Landesman hopes to strike out on a new path … he may find himself looking to the tenures of [his predecessors Dana] Gioia and [Bill] Ivey.”