“What part does an artist play in society?”


Question: “What part does an artist play in society?” 

Robert Adams: “First we have an obligation simply to be the citizens we want everyone to be – informed, engaged, reasonable, and compassionate. Then as artists we are called historically to a double mission, to instruct and delight, to tell the truth but also to find in it a basis for affirmation.”

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