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Art for Liberty

Art has a vital role in the struggle against lies and violence. The Russian moralist and Nobel laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wrote:


“Violence finds its only refuge in falsehood, falsehood its only support in violence…

“And the simple step of a simple courageous person is not to partake in falsehood, not to support false actions! Let that enter the world, let it even reign in the world – but not with my help. 

“But writers and artists can achieve more: they can CONQUER FALSEHOOD! In the struggle with falsehood art always did win and it always does win! Openly, irrefutably for everyone! Falsehood can hold out against much in this world, but not against art.”

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, Nobel Lecture in Literature, 1970

Entrants must be 18 years of age or older (a parent or legal guardian may submit their child’s drawings). Entrants represent that their work is original and that they have the full rights thereto.  Entries must be suitable for a global general audience. Entrants convey to the right to display and distribute submitted works with attribution to the artist. In submitting an entry, you represent that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Entrant Agreement.  Artwork entries should be uploaded in JPG, PNG, BMP, or PDF formats.

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