In defence of the cultural professional?
by Samuel Jones
After yesterday's launch of Cultural Value and the Crisis of Legitimacy, debate has already started.
This piece by Susan Tomes, posted on The Guardian's Comment is Free blog, draws attention to the disparity of attention that cultural professionals receive. While our cultural and creative production underlies a large part of our tourist industry, she argues, the cultural professionals whose work it represents often slip by unnoticed and unrecognised.