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Luis Ubiñas. Photo courtesy of the Ford Foundation I am often asked why I have such a deep commitment to the arts. It’s because I see the arts as part of what will deliver us from this time of deep economic and, more importantly, spiritual dislocation. The arts can heal, and the arts can...
Here I am with Louise Slaughter (and Rochester's News Channel 10) during our visit to the George Eastman House. Photo courtesy of George Eastman House. I’m just back from a fairly intense and jam packed trip to western New York. We started in Schenectady where they were having the annual...
Washington, DC Edward Norton speaking on the artist and social transformation at Fresh Angle: A Ford Forum on the Arts. Photo courtesy of the Ford Foundation As we witness the tumultuous change sweeping across the Middle East and North Africa, it is easy to overlook the role of art and artists in...