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Expressions that never age.
palpable; wonderment shared.
initiates and others find appealing.
experiencing that can never be understood.
an ideal … the Unconscious Ideal.
The most effective
‘glue’ which keeps a society whole and motivated.
An appreciation that
obviates the difference between brutish and enlightened.
receptive, responding, ‘matured’ senses ‘grasping’ what is
All that humans alter
‘permanently’ be it observations, interpretations or substance.
Considerations of what
might be, constructions of what has not been, items that were
not in the natural scheme of becoming and now are AND the
‘heartfelt’ responses to the ‘created’ unique.
expressions of art are attempts to connect awareness’s.
- Perhaps art that
endures must have a message … or lift emotions.
- Perhaps true art
is always altruistic whether the artist knows this or not.
- Perhaps art is
the skilful use of a unique human attribute: Imagination.
- Perhaps the most
vital, cogent link humans have with their heritage is art.
- Perhaps our
creations: Forms, music, cuisine, stories, et al. indicate a
supernatural quality; perhaps these creations entertain the
‘decoration’ enhances the utilitarian by elevating the
experience of it to an ‘ethereal realm’ of universal appeal
- Perhaps our
senses and intellect cannot perceive an immaterial existence
without dimension; perhaps alluding to it is all we can do
... the goal and work of an artist.
- Perhaps art
liberates us from the utilitarian and introduces us to the
fanciful and this in turn challenges us to be more than
sentient molecules changing shape ... to be more like the
god(s) we would like to be.
- Perhaps the
ultimate artistry is the human mind which resides in the
past, present and future boundlessly; perhaps not being
determined solely by reflexes and being able to lift self
above the worldly fray at will indicate a being beyond the
ken of science.
ESSAY ON ART
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