A Role for Artists… is a timely addition to today’s fractious debate about the sincere purpose and honest practice of art as we urgently and anxiously need to try to think harder & with more clarity to get it…and other stuff right.
Art & Literature, however we define them fail if they do not at least attempt a conversation between artists down the ages of human civilisation.
Here is Robert Golden’s individual highly personal contribution to that conversation:
Five essays, in turns autobiographical, elucidating, generous, polemic, and finally – alluding to Martin Luther King – hopeful. Also…sometimes downright appalled at today’s crisis of conscience around the world now and in the art and particularly photography that ought to reflect and represent it.