The progressive reaction is characterized by the direct, intimate fusion of visual and emotional enjoyment with the orientation of the expert. Such fusion is of great social significance. The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
art as life
"I am trying to be unfamiliar with what I am doing."
"Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing."
INFUSE THIS PAGE WITH A SMELL OF YOUR CHOOSING I chose the perfume Cocoon by Yves Rocher Neonatura, which is a mix of chocolate, vanilla, and patchouli. It is my favorite. This bit of creative play reminded me of how smell is often linked to memory’s vision. While you can’t smell the smell I […]More
I’ve been fighting the urge to return to the spot where I left this last night. It was raining all day and night, and I’m sure the visual effect of the paper on the rock is wonderful now that it is saturated and flattened. However imagining the possibilities of what it might look like could […]More