CHRIS FREMANTLE

Lucy Lippard: Shaming the Devil

Posted in Texts by chrisfremantle on February 25, 2004

The Animating Democracy Initiative undertaken by Americans for the Arts is a critical investigation into the role of the arts in relation to civic society. Excellent research has been undertaken into arts project which engage with civic dialogue. The introductory essay Shaming the Devil by Lucy Lippard is excellent in its own right. Lippard sets out the importance of critical writing in advocating for the arts. She teases out the importance of an ethical and positive culture of writing within the arts in a way which is inspiring.

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