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It is painful to be told that anything is very fine and not be able to feel that it is fine--something like being blind, while peo ...
The greatest honor that can be paid to the work of art, on its pedestal of ritual display, is to describe it with sensory complete ...
It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by ...
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas ...
Homoeopathy is insignificant as an art of healing, but of great value as criticism on the hygeia or medical practice of the time.
Literary criticism can be no more than a reasoned account of the feeling produced upon the critic by the book he is criticizing. C ...
... actresses require protection in their art from blind abuse, from savage criticism. Their work is their religion, if they are s ...
The visual is sorely undervalued in modern scholarship. Art history has attained only a fraction of the conceptual sophistication ...
What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
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