Americans for the Arts has been advising Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on the best way to forge a new partnership between the arts and government in the US. Benjamin Wolff considers the prospects for the arts under the new administration.
Ten months into this pandemic, the catastrophic human and economic toll is clear. The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has caused 18 million infections and more than 300,000 deaths in the United States alone. American job recovery has stalled; companies that were hiring during the summer are now hitting the pause button. Thousands of businesses have closed their doors for good.
The economic impact, however, is uneven. Technology, finance, e-commerce, shipping and logistics sectors are doing well. Travel, dining, service and hospitality are struggling. But the arts have been devastated... Keep reading on Forbes