Saturday, 7 January 2012

Why the arts matter

Get 2012 off with a bang (if you haven't already) with this thoughtful and cogent article by British playwright David Edgar that traces trends and government policies and thinking about the arts over the last couple of decades or thereabouts. He explores why the arts matter to society and—very important in these times of GFC and resultant cut-backs—why society should fund the arts.

Read it here.

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