Monday, March 28, 2011

"The hostility to association of fine art...

30-cents stamp of the USA figuring american ph...Image via Wikipedia..with normal processes of living is a pathetic, even a tragic, commentary on life as it is ordinarily lived.  Only because that life is usually so stunted, aborted, slack or heavy laden, is the idea entertained that there is some inherent antagonism between the process of normal living and creation and enjoyment of works of aesthetic art.  After all, even though 'spiritual' and 'material' are separated and set in opposition to one another, there must be conditions through which the ideal is capable of embodiment and realization..." - John Dewey.
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