A Startling New Lesson in the Power of Imagery

Article about the controversial cartoons published in a Danish magazine whose goal was to insult or mock Muhammad. The cartoons were met with threats of violence and protest.

Do artists have a responsibility not to offend people? Can it be their goal to offend? What are the ethical limitations on what artists should be able to do to create art? How do we define art?

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/08/arts/design/08imag.html?pagewanted=all

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