Comedy, for instance, is a dramatic imitation of men worse than average; whereas tragedy imitates men slightly better than average. Lastly, the forms differ in their manner of imitation—through narrative or character, through change or no change, and through drama or no drama. Aristotle believed that imitation is natural to mankind and constitutes one of mankind’s advantages over animals. We invest public money from government and the National Lottery to make sure everyone’s creativity is given the chance to flourish and we all have access to a remarkable range of high quality cultural experiences. We want to grow skills, knowledge and networks to help establish the conditions in which creativity and culture can flourish across the country.
- Although the artist remains relatively anonymous, Banksy’s art has become some of the world’s most recognizable images.
- We use the arts for our entertainment, cultural appreciation, aesthetics, personal improvement, and even social change.