The Art of Truth: Maxim Kantor

Author: Andy Fuller

Maxim Kantor, Russian artist and Director's Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Study hosted renowned Russian artist Maxim Kantor as its Director’s Fellow in 2015.

“If art is real, if art is responsible, it has to pronounce true words,” Kantor says. “It has to be evidence of what’s going on. It has to leave us a certain ground of truth on which people must stay.

“This is something that is the difference between art and propaganda. Art says, ‘There is morality.’ Which is not from today. Which is from eternity.”

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