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Arts pick:  what is the role of the artist?

Arts pick: what is the role of the artist?

Today’s art’s pick questions the role of the artist in our society. The symbolism–namely the palette and the sword–is straightforward and represents the subject’s uncertainty and turmoil. This figure, an artist himself, faces a difficult decision: should he use his skill to create beauty, or should he wield his talent like a sword, using it […]