The Arts For All?

Sunday, July 16, 2023
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Thursday, November 19, 2020

What Is It

When we think of “real” art, we often think of expensive, highbrow pieces that are displayed in museums and galleries, and critiqued by the elite. In fact, people commonly lament that they don’t know enough about art to truly understand or appreciate the works that they encounter. So should art aim to be accessible to everyone? Or is it ever okay to sacrifice accessibility for other competing aims that art can pursue? Do artists have a duty to make their work more available or accessible in other ways? Josh and Ray paint their masterpiece with Catharine Abell from the University of Oxford, author of Fiction: A Philosophical Analysis.



Josh Landy  
Should artworks be accessible to everyone?

Ray Briggs  
Is it elitist To make art that's difficult to understand

Josh Landy  
Or is popular art just trash?

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Saturday, March 16, 2024 -- 7:09 AM

As a passionate advocate for

As a passionate advocate for inclusivity in the arts, I firmly believe in the transformative power of making artistic experiences accessible to all. By breaking down barriers, fostering used trimble geo 7x diversity, and embracing creativity in all its forms, we can ensure that the arts truly enrich and uplift every individual and community.

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