Lina Lazaar on ‘What is Art for?’

Founder of Jeddah Art Week, Lina Lazaar responds to the question ‘What is Art for?’.

In response to the first Islamist massacre last year in Tunis, Lazaar mounted a major exhibition there entitled All the World is a Mosque, featuring con…

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J. Tomilson (“Tom”) Hill III on ‘What is Art for?’

Posing his counter to the question, J. Tomilson (“Tom”) Hill III is president and chief executive of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and a member of the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a collector of Renaissance and Baroque bronzes and of contemporary art.

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Eric Kandel on ‘What is Art for?’

The third investigation into ‘What is Art for?’ at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 12 May 2016.

Presenting his case as part of the investigation, Eric Kandel was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2000 for his research on the physiological bas…

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