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It's a turgid welter of pornography (the rudest schoolboy kind) & unformed & unimportant drivel; & until the raw ingredients of a ...
Just as a chemist "isolates" a substance from contaminations that distort his view of its nature and effects, so the work of art p ...
We all agree now--by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty--that a work of art is like a rose. A rose is not beautiful becaus ...
You should go to picture-galleries and museums of sculpture to be acted upon, and not to express or try to form your own perfectly ...
Art has no cosmology, it gives us no view of the universe; every distinct work of art gives us a little cosmology of its own, and ...
Every work of art depicts an aspect of reality.
In the Greek cities, it was reckoned profane, that any person should pretend a property in a work of art, which belonged to all wh ...
The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists.
In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art ...
... the novel, as a living force, if not as a work of art, owes an incalculable debt to what we call, mistakenly, the new psycholo ...
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