The fact that music has to sound makes it by nature a more traditional art form than painting or sculpture. Many people live and work in ugly buildings without batting an eye; yet were they forced to listen to cacophonous music in those buildings, they would flee in droves. This is due, I think, to the more visceral impact that music has. Whatever experimental sounds they may throw at their listeners, composers will eventually fall back on forms and procedures that have been proven to sound well.
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Cuban artists, writers and performers have met with government officials for weeks trying to get changes in a law they say amounts to censorship. Despite their displeasure, Decree Law 349 went into effect Friday.
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Is there much hope for artists who didn’t get a Gagosian Gallery showing early in their careers?
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Nestled atop a hill, Otagi Nembutal-ji feels like a small oasis of calm.
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