Artists and Liberals both value ‘freedom’. Artists know that the best ideas flourish in freedom. Pure Liberals thought that society would prosper by giving both individuals and markets the greatest possible freedom. But how sincere is that freedom by now?

These essays explore what this alleged freedom means and discuss how artists have become increasingly embedded and have started to create applied, often ‘social’ art. Corporations and politics have appropriated ‘creativity’ along with low-pay, flexible labour by artists. What is the intrinsic and democratic value of art and of artists? back

Repressief liberalisme: Opstellen over creatieve arbeid, politiek en kunst
Graphic Design: Meeusontwerpt .. 328 pages .. 21 x 14,5 cm (h x w) .. paperback .. Dutch .. Arts in Society, in cooperation with Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Tilburg