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April 18   -   ArtsJournal: music

Which Is More Harmful To The Arts: Elitism Or Populism?

Liesl Schillinger: "Those of a populist mind-set attack so-called elitist art forms as boring; those of an elitist mind-set attack so-called populist art forms as facile and unworthy. But in either case, it's usually the mind-set, not the work itself, that raises hackles." Adam Kirsch: "The truth is, however, that few writers ever make a conscious choice between elitism and populism, difficulty and accessibility. Writers write as their minds and fates compel them to."

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