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Intelligence Squared: Should We Separate the Art From the Artist?

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

It turns out your favorite artist is a monster. Say they committed murder, advocated genocide, or engaged in some other act so outside the scope of a dignified, respectable society that it cannot be redeemed. What now? Must you throw the art out with the artists? In this timeless debate, we ask: Should we separate the art from the artist?