President Trump’s proposed budget eliminates funding for the NEA, and apparently not wanting taxpayers to bankroll endeavors beyond the government’s constitutional scope demonstrates his lack of humanity.
Progressive hegemony in American arts and culture is a direct result of not-for-profit funding models. Conservatives should stop supporting them.
The world-famous American architect Ieoh Ming Pei once said ‘Life is architecture and architecture is the mirror of life.’ His art is certainly a mirror of his life.
Written by Anaïs Mitchell, directed by Rachel Chavkin, the story follows the twisted love stories of both Orpheus and Eurydice and Hades and Persephone.
Acting is, above all else, about empathy. Setting restrictions on who can play what roles limits empathy for everyone.
The Smithsonian’s Second Opinion digital platform tackles the state of the arts in America, featuring The Federalist’s very own David Marcus.
Identity-group ‘diversity’ is now ‘an explicit job qualification’ in scientific disciplines, altering the selection and training of future scientists.
This Vatican-approved showpiece’s subject matter is the Sistine Chapel, complete with projectors, fireworks, giant glow sticks, theatrical performers, ballet dancers, and colored lasers.
As the Left and the Right change, the fulcrum for this transformation is in their attitudes toward the individual rights of freedom of speech and expression.
Within his ancient play ‘The Clouds,’ Aristophanes examines two particular kinds of speech, just and unjust speech, and their timeless conflict.
While it’s not a universal truism, more often than not, bad morals make for bad art, and the unwillingness to say so produces even worse criticism.
You can tell a lot about a person’s politics and outlook on life—and mental stability—by looking at the poems he writes.
Most folk seem to be either too dazzled or confused to say anything intelligent about Lana Del Rey. So here’s my best shot.
Except for a few hushed conversations in the bathroom the day after the election, politics stays outside the DC museum where I volunteer. That’s where it belongs, on Pennsylvania Avenue.
If you’re surprised how we ended up in the philosophical rabbit hole we live in today, you haven’t been paying attention to the licentious parade of narcissistic art for the past 60 years.
‘Clinton Cash: The Graphic Novel’ is exposing a wider audience to Peter Schweizer’s research, and could help the Right defeat the Left beyond 2016.
Would the federal government ever fund a sculpture promoting the Second Amendment? No. So why does it fund projects promoting open borders?
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