The Arts Need Better Arguments


General Culture

The “Opinion” pages of the Wall Street Journal are well known for its usually extreme tilt to the right, but this article (which I found here) is very noteworthy: “The arts are going to need a better strategy. And in the end it’s going to have to come from art itself, from the benefits art brings, in a world where popular culture — which has gotten smart and serious — also helps bring depth and meaning to our lives.” (my emphasis)