Is Art Inevitably Tainted by Politics?
by Norman Berdichevsky (December 2012)
An issue that has been debated at least since the time of Socrates is “Can art or philosophy be divorced from politics?” Self-proclaimed defenders of what they like to call "pure art" have chosen as a classic example of political censorship the informal ban over many years by Israeli radio and television on the operatic works and symphonies of Richard Wagner, a composer whom the Nazis idealized. more>>>
Posted on 11/30/2012 11:46 AM by NER