In the first part of his book Art as Experience, John Dewey explores the break between art and daily life.
I recently wrote a blog series on Leo Tolstoy’s essay “What is Art”. The blogs mainly dealt with Tolstoy’s critique of his contemporary art and the art of the upper-classes. … Continue reading My work on Tolstoy’s ‘What is Art’
After centuries buried or exposed to the elements, the remnants of classical antiquity reach our museums in monotonous white and grey combinations. However, the classical past was not a place of whiteness, but one of colourful artistic landscapes.