Why Art Here? (Not There)

Why does art happen in one neighborhood and not another? READ MORE

Why Art Here? (Not There)

Why does art happen in one neighborhood and not another?

Why does art happen in one neighborhood and not another?

Why Art Here? (Not There)

Why does art happen in one neighborhood and not another?

Our first look at the data

Artists At Work

Where are the artists and what do they do? We look at Bureau of Labor Statistics data. You can play with the data yourself…

Where the Data Is

What Data Where?

There are hundreds of datasets that touch on measure of creativity. Here are some of the publicly-available datasets we’re looking at: From the NEA’s Office of Research & Analysis  Fast […]

Analysis

Where The Artists Are

Pretty much where you’d expect, actually. California, New York, Texas and Florida…

Via ArtSlant

A way to Rank

The Most Artistic Cities in America

Can you measure a city by its arts activity? What makes an “artistic” city? It depends on the numbers you choose…

Via Atlantic Cities

Controversial Vitality Index

Richard Florida Is Wrong About Creative Cities

“A good quality of life does help cities attract talent and grow economically, but on its own, it is unlikely to be the engine that turns a struggling community into […]

Via Forbes

Ranking Creativity

What Critics Get Wrong About Creative Cities

“A good quality of life does help cities attract talent and grow economically, but on its own, it is unlikely to be the engine that turns a struggling community into […]

Via Atlantic Cities

Relate: Creativity and Diversity

America’s Most Diverse Neighborhoods

Is there a connection between population diversity and creative neighborhoods?

Via Atlantic Cities

No Way To Tell

The Dodgy Numbers Game

Just how do you measure the art market? As it turns out, sales numbers tell only part of the story. Sales in China, for example…

Via The Art Newspaper