Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Art Makes Civilization

Bronze sculpture, thought to be either Poseido...Image via Wikipedia
Esthetic experience is a manifestation, a record and celebration of the life of a civilization, a means of promoting its development, and is also the ultimate judgement upon the quality of a civilization.” - John Dewey
The Philosopher’s Handbook, Ed. Stanley Rosen, Random House Reference, 1st Ed, 2003, ISBN 0-375-72011-1

Bronze sculpture, thought to be either Poseidon or Zeus, National Archaeological Museum of Athens

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