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We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity ...
A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Poetry is the heaven of the working reason. Poetry is a divination of the spiritual in the things of sense--which expresses itself ...
Just as a chemist "isolates" a substance from contaminations that distort his view of its nature and effects, so the work of art p ...
A more problematic example is the parallel between the increasingly abstract and insubstantial picture of the physical universe wh ...
A work of art is an abstract or epitome of the world. It is the result or expression of nature, in miniature. For, although the wo ...
But the nature of our civilized minds is so detached from the senses, even in the vulgar, by abstractions corresponding to all the ...
Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control o ...
The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is t ...
Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother's womb.
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