Sex sells, but does it sound good? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles China’s pursuit of diaspora artists Artist Badiucao hides his identity to avoid the attention Chinese authorities as one of many creatives who are under surveillance. On being an ally for diversity Being an ally means being prepared to do the difficult work towards structural change. The return of Moon Mania, but are we asking the right questions? (locked) Why Australia's space race is caught in nostalgia, when we should be asking if it’s responsible to glorify space advancement at the cost of society, and how artists are shifting that conversation. Beef, coal, and hot tracks: Aus music exports earn $195 million each year Australian music is performing remarkably overseas, according to a new Australia Council report. (Premium content) Premium content Maxim Boon Friday 10 August, 2018 Is the increased focus on performers' sex appeal a tacit acknowledgement that classical music can no longer connect with society on its own terms? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Image via www.xavierdemaistre.com Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Maxim Boon is a British-born composer, producer, commentator, critic and arts writer based in Melbourne. He is the National Senior Editor and Arts and Culture Editor of The Music and formerly the Online Editor of Limelight Magazine. He is a contributor to several national and local titles including The Age, Time Out, The Guardian, Daily Review, Audrey Journal and ArtsHub.