Separating the Art from the Artist (9 Stories)
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Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, J.K. Rowling … just a few of the many artists who have said or done offensive or objectionable things. Does this mean we should boycott their art? Think back … were there artists that you or your family avoided in your childhood? Are there now? Or can you enjoy the art even if you hate the artist? Share your separating the art from the artist stories forward. Start Writing
Barbara Buckles50 (89 Stories)
Prompted By Separating the Art from the Artist
Cancel culture is the new form of pillorying. But instead of showing up in the town square, we in essence cancel our relationship with the alleged perpetrator — for our purposes here, the artist — ostracizing them as a way of extracting penance. Careers have been ruined by a tell-all documentary, fairly or not…because doesn’t… Read More