How Did 9/11 Change The Arts?

“It’s going on two years now, and the work is just beginning. Artists found a daunting, inevitable theme for the 21st century in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. A spate of recent works — in film, fiction, music and poetry — suggests how broad and multivalenced the responses will be as this singular national trauma continues to sink in and penetrate our consciousness.”