The “Furious Energy of Liberty”

16 07 2007

We — Mom, Dad and kids — are at this very moment watching Simon Schama’s “The Power of Art” on PBS.

We don’t usually, but it’s in exquisite high-def and the kids are in rehearsal for the Scarlet Pimpernel musical this summer, and tonight’s episode is all about the art leading up to the “paranoid, revolutionary Paris” of the French Revolution.

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“This is art designed to improve humanity, but it has the opposite effect because — it’s a lie.”

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