This is the first of three lectures by Professor John Pick on Industry and the Arts.
This series of lectures examines the nature of the complex relationship between private industry, the state and the arts in Britain from the 18th century to the present day.
The other lectures in this series are:
The Arts Industry: Culture and the 'Real World'
Bingo and the National Lottery: Prices and Cultural Values
Professor John Pick was Gresham Professor of Rhetoric in 1985 and 1987. He was the founding professor of Europe's first Department of Arts Policy and Management at City University, London. He is Emeritus Professor of Arts Policy and Management at City University and Emeritus Visiting Professor in Arts Management at South Bank University.