What Is Art Good For?
Explore art in the age of revolution, war and profound scientific change and consider the question: Should art create a separate realm, a place of escape, or should it plunge into the chaos, transforming the way we see and live in the world?
VO: On Civilizations...
Consider arts relevance in modern times.
Can art shine a light on our darkest times?
MAN 1: They want art to mount
a resistance to complacency.
VO: Can art convey an enduring message?
MAN 1: The art of our own time
has become part of our common culture.
VO: What is art good for?
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