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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Critic
Nation: English
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A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.

Tags: Art, Mind, Work

Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.

Tags: Good, Liberty, True

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 because it is like something else. Neither is a work of art. Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves.

Tags: Art, Beautiful, Work

Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.

Tags: Age, Genius, Worship

All sensitive people agree that there is a peculiar emotion provoked by works of art.

Tags: Art, Emotion, Sensitive

We have no other means of recognising a work of art than our feeling for it.

Tags: Art, Feeling, Work

Comfort came in with the middle classes.

Tags: Classes, Comfort, Middle

Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.

Tags: Big, Class, Mistake

I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.

Tags: Degree, Emotion, Try

It is the mark of great art that its appeal is universal and eternal.

Tags: Art, Great, Universal

It would follow that 'significant form' was form behind which we catch a sense of ultimate reality.

Tags: Behind, Reality, Sense

The forms of art are inexhaustible; but all lead by the same road of aesthetic emotion to the same world of aesthetic ecstasy.

Tags: Art, Emotion, Road

There must be some one quality without which a work of art cannot exist; possessing which, in the least degree, no work is altogether worthless.

Tags: Art, Cannot, Work

Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.

Tags: Family, Men, Religion

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