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A good performance, like a human life, is a temporal affair--a process in time. It is good as a whole through being good in its pa ...
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the ...
Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control o ...
Art is an experience, not the formulation of a problem.
... today ... photographers prefer disfigurement to adornment. It is now chic to do your worst to people.
I have always suspected that too much knowledge is a dangerous thing. It is a boon to people who don't have deep feelings; their p ...
I have always rebelled against the unadorned, the unbefitting, the unawakened, the unresisting, the undesirable, the unplanned, th ...
Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony. The sublime idea men have of the universe would collaps ...
... we have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and pr ...
Art is identical with a state of capacity to make, involving a true course of reasoning. All art is concerned with coming into bei ...
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