more Tolstoy. Quote on Art.

Posted: September 9, 2014 in Musings
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“A real work of art destroys, in the consciousness of the receiver, the separation between himself and the artist.” – “What Is Art?” by Leo Tolstoy (excerpts – originally published in 1896)

Leo Tolstoy, was born 186 years ago today.
The quote is on why “emotional infectiousness” is the key to making great art.

 

Academic references: http://www.csulb.edu/~jvancamp/361r14.html

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