In case you missed it, the L.A. Times highlighted the Obama-Arts connection, and is optimistic on the first family’s ability to create a boon for the artistic community.
Influencing behavior not through policy, but simply by being enthusiastic patrons of the arts.
“They could indeed lead by example,” agrees Mariana Nork, senior vice president of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, across the street from the White House. “We’re going to have new trends set.”
In a related story, check out the Obama Art Report. Could the paintbrush be mightier than the policy?