Can you enjoy art despite the artist?
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01-04-2013, 06:13 AM
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A different scenario for me is Leni Riefenstahl's work. Great photography, but her films were pure Nazi propaganda. I cannot dissociate the work from the artist here because it's the very content of her work and I never bought the angle that she was na´ve and didn't know what she was doing.
My friend just wrote a musical about her that was staged! I had to miss it, but I was very interested when she told me about it. In all my Holocaust studying, I didn't know much about her.
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