In this episode, we discuss art's broader social value, and interrogate private ownership. Here are some of the questions we think about in this episode:
In this episode, we discuss the relationship between art, time and memory. We reflect on art's potential to depict time and mortality, with reference to Poussin's 'Dance to the Music of Time' and 'Et in Arcadia Ego' and others.
Are artists like doctors or school teachers, producing something of value and important that contributes to the smooth running of society? Does the 'background' art we find in hotels and new property developments have a value, beyond a kind of 'serving suggestion' of what art might be?