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Radical artists etc. sometimes boring

category dublin | arts and media | opinion/analysis author Thursday February 25, 2021 15:10author by TurpsReport this post to the editors

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In the onward march of European societies radical artists, writers, playwrights etc. have produced inspiring 'cultural products'. Paintings by Goys in Spain and Delacroix in revolutionary France come to mind. In Stalin's Soviet Union the works of socialist realism artists and sculptors became mass produced uniformity without individual distinction. Artists need to be free of state interference in any type of society; otherwise art creations become uniformly boring and convey images of an imagined happy society that pass over actual dark realities.

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