*This segment originially aired October 22, 2018.
Is art elitist? Is there something in it that’s automatically exclusionary, reserved for only a few people, leaving everyone else outside, puzzled, irate or indifferent?
I know a lot of people believe this but it bears very little resemblance to what art is really about.
To be sure, great art itself is elite. Everyone can be creative, but that’s not the same thing. Many people like to draw, but most can’t turn out a masterpiece. I can hum and sing and even make up a tune now and then, but no one will mistake me for a good singer, let alone a composer. There just isn’t a lot of really