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What Is Art?

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What is Art is a book by Leo Tolstoy. It was completed in Russian in 1897 but first published in English due to difficulties with the Russian censors. Tolstoy cites ...

27 Responses to the Question “What is Art?” | Mental Floss

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Jun 27, 2014 ... To Plato, art was imitation of nature, but in the 19th century, photography took over that function, and in the 20th, abstract art overturned the ...

What is Art? (The Definitition of Art) - Art History - About.com

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There are many things that contribute to the definition of art. Learn more about the best way to answer this complex question.

What Is Art? Favorite Famous Definitions, from Antiquity to Today ...

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Jun 22, 2012 ... Gathered here are some of my favorite definitions of art, from antiquity to today. Henry James in his short story The Middle Years: We work in ...

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Jan 20, 2014 ... "Likes" and "Subscribes" really help my channel! Thanks! :) Have you ever wondered what makes art "art"? Here are my thoughts on the subject ...

What Does Art Mean? - Boundless

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Some purposes of art may be to express or communicate emotions and ideas, to explore and appreciate formal elements for their own sake, or to serve as ...

Tolstoy's What Is Art? - Denis Dutton

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In order correctly to define art, it is necessary, first of all, to cease to consider it as a means to pleasure and to consider it as one of the conditions of human life.

What is art for? Alain de Botton's animated guide – video | Art and ...

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Sep 10, 2014 ... In this exclusive video for the Guardian, philosopher Alain de Botton gives his top five reasons why art is such a vital force for humanity. Are we ...

What Is Art? A Few Famous Definitions, From Antiquity to Today ...

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Jun 22, 2012 ... Gathered here are some of my favorite definitions of art, from antiquity to today. Henry James in his short story The Middle Years: We work in ...

What Is Art For? | City Journal

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For decades, Western culture has been reluctant to assign an inherent value or a purpose to art—even as it continues to hold art in high esteem. Though we no ...