Category: Words

Selective democratisation of the arts: who needs your book, song, painting? No one, that’s who

When Toni Morrison said ‘write the book you want to read,’ she didn’t mean everybody. (Fran Lebowitz). I recently saw this statement in a social media feed. Momentarily I thought someone had singled something pithy out of the current Lebowitz programme being screened on UK television. But on a quick Google search I realised this is a billion-shared meme. Which...