Book Review: The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech by William Deresiewicz

Authors

  • Jonathan Kuuskoski University of Michigan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34053/artivate.10.2.159

Abstract

Jonathan Kuuskoski reviews William Deresiewicz’s The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech.

 

Author Biography

Jonathan Kuuskoski, University of Michigan

Jonathan Kuuskoski is chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Leadership and director of the EXCEL Lab at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. In those roles, he oversees all aspects of Michigan's wide-ranging arts leadership programming, including extensive career advising, countless cocurricular workshops, a graduate certificate and undergraduate minor, and the annual distribution of $100,000 in student project, venture, and internship funding. He regularly collaborates with many of the world’s leading performing arts organizations—from the Berlin and New York Philharmonics to Martha Graham Dance, Disney Theatrical, Michigan’s own University Musical Society, and beyond—to advance, contextualize, and amplify the field’s best practices among the arts leaders of tomorrow.

Cover of The Death of the Artist: How Creators are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big tech by William Deresiewicz. Cover features a white background with an open tube of red paint squeezed out toward the top of the image taking up the top two thirds of the image. Underneat, the title and author name appear in red, separated by the subtitle in black. Underneath the author's name is "New York Times bestselling author of Excellent Sheep," also in red. All fonts sans serif.

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Published

2021-11-13

How to Cite

Kuuskoski, J. (2021). Book Review: The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech by William Deresiewicz. Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts, 10(2). https://doi.org/10.34053/artivate.10.2.159

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Book Reviews