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Margot Livesey

What makes good art?

By Margot Livesey
May 11, 2009

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What do we make of non-representational art, of music that is not melodic, of novels that are not immediately inviting? Some times it's hard to say whether the problem lies in the art or with us. (Full article: 704 words)

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