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Art and Ethics 2/26

We discussed the theory that a person’s responsibilities as an artist may be separate from a person’s responsibilities as a citizen. On that subject:

The documentary Never Sorry about artist Ai Weiwei will be showing Monday night on PBS:

http://video.pbs.org/video/2317146495

Carol Becker has written a great deal on the subject of art and ethics. Here is an article, and you might find more information at the school library:

http://www.thefileroom.org/publication/becker.html

A review of the I Am Crime exhibition in San Francisco:

http://www.sfgate.com/art/article/I-Am-Crime-Art-explores-creativity-resistance-3390199.php

 

There is a great book by Carlo McCormick about many forms of street art. It is not in the library but you can find it on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Trespass-History-Uncommissioned-Urban-Art/dp/3836509644

Also, a video about the book is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Rt70ACT1-ms

 

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