1Freedom and artistic creation are intrinsically linked: ‘The essence of artistic endeavour lies in the free creative process whereby the artist, in his chosen communicative medium, gives immediate perceptible form to what he has felt, learnt, or experienced’ (Mephisto para. 49). Yet the freedom of the arts is not a given value in all legal systems. It encompasses questions of censorship and self-censorship—and is intrinsically related not only to liberal values but also to cultural policies (culture), public spending choices (public finance), economic and...
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