CJ Hollins

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Why Art Must Never Be Subdued.

A portrait of a dictator could never be a work of art because the painter, to create a likeness of the tyrant, has to shackle the desire for free thinking that an artistĀ so yearns to call to mind. If the portrait painter stood true to the pursuitĀ of artistic freedom, then they would have to throw paint at the canvas. They would have to make the painting reflect the disdain they feel for a subject that they have been forced to portray that stops them coming to know a freedom of thought and... [more]
Posted by CJ Hollins on 5/30/15