Can You Separate Art From the Artist?

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Woody Allen's adopted daughter Dylan Farrow recently accused him, in a New York Times op-ed, of sexually abusing her when she was a child. The Academy Award-winning director has denied the charges, but the incident raises an age-old question that's dogged artists ranging from Mozart to Michael Jackson. Should we take an artists' personal conduct into account when we judge their work?

Guests:

Adam Kirsch, senior editor, New Republic

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