Can bad people create good art?


ABC Radio National debate; Michael Cathcart; Can bad people create good art?, withSasha Grishin Paul Hetherington, Laura D'Olimpio, David Larkin, Maria Tumarkin and Antony Funnel, 28 November 2016,



Art and ethics.

Period28 Nov 2016

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleCan bad people create good art?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletRadio National
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size60 minutes
    DescriptionThis hour-long special explores the thorny questions of art and ethics. Can art can be separated from the artist? How should art and cultural institutions handle the works of artists who've lived or espoused problematic values?
    Producer/AuthorMichael Cathcart
    PersonsJen Webb