NEA Chief’s Suggestion There’s Too Much Art Provokes Public Debate

“Was Rocco Landesman really advocating the shutdown of temples of art, suggesting that subscription theaters be subject to the same economic laws as restaurants and shoe stores? Did he seriously mean to single out the art form in which he has made his name? Or was he playing devil’s advocate, knowingly lighting a fuse so that people would be compelled to respond?”

Source: Washington Post 02/13/11