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Does art have a life independent of its creator or owner? Consider any expression of art, including but not limited to sculpture, painting, porcelain, photography, music, theater and dance. First, discuss a kind of art you can own, with a physical presence. Next, discuss the kind of art you cannot own, art that does not exist unless it is performed.

Does society have any rights with respect to art?

Does the individual - the owner or collector - have any rights with respect to art?

Is there a "common good" with respect to art that supersedes the market?

Utz believes that luxury is only luxury under adverse conditions. Do you agree? Is this true for Utz? Would his porcelains be as beautiful, as clever, as amusing and as courtly to him if his world was not gray?

What happened to Utz's porcelains?

Describe the Utz who lives...

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