Erich Hatala Matthes is is associate professor of philosophy at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. His research focuses on the ethics, politics, and aesthetics of cultural heritage, art, and the environment. He is the author of Drawing the Line: What to Do with the Work of Immoral Artists from Museums to the Movies (Oxford University Press, 2022).
Artists and art history
Love the art, disgusted by the artist? Maybe philosophy can help
Rather than trying to leave behind beloved art by immoral artists, let philosophy offer you a model for engaging with it
by Erich Hatala Matthes