J. Clark asks the question…

On April 8, 2012 by admin

Why bring a gay/ lesbian/ bisexual/ transgender (GLBT) focus to a work of art?

That’s a question which many people, of all orientations, have asked.

The brief answer is, Because it does make a difference in understanding both the work and the artist.

While a person’s sexual orientation is not the sole basis for their life, it is an integral part of who they are and of what they create. Experiencing literature, film, the visual arts, or music in this context can reveal more levels of a work’s meaning: aesthetic, biographical, even historical and cultural.

 

Read more at J. Clark’s website.

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