democratization of the arts

democratization of the arts (d·mkˈ·r·t·zāˑ·shn v th ärtsˑ),

n concept which states that every individual can engage in arts and that all are free to express the creativity within them, not simply those who are trained or otherwise skilled.
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This attempt to examine democratization of the arts works particularly well in the Depression-era of the U.
The 1939-40 World's Fair in New York crystallized the efforts--and portended the failures--of democratization of the arts during this era.