Art and attention to the sensitive
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 (Paul Cézanne, The Card Players 1892-95) Art is not content to copy nature. However, he does not turn away from her, but goes back to the source. In Cézanne’s painting, Merleau-Ponty reminds us, it is never about color as a … Read More

Can art be defined? Art and philosophy
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(Pompeii, House VII, 2, 6: Paquius Proculus and his wife, National Archaeological Museum of Naples, fresco of the first century.) Since at least antiquity, philosophy has questioned the nature of art. Plato in the Ion and Hippias Major or Aristotle … Read More

Again, art
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(The Attributes of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, by Anne Vallayer-Coster, Louvre.) Art is a human activity, the product of this activity or the idea that it is created in fact to speak deliberately to the senses, emotions, intuitions and intellect. … Read More

Modern theories of art
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(Genco Gulan, “Hermes Walker” (2009) 50 cm * 50 cm * 90 cm, Ozil Collection) Without a clear distinction, it can be argued that theories of art treat this subject in a more general way than aesthetics. For example, a … Read More

Funerary art
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(Poulnabrone dolmen in Ireland covers at least 22 bodies from the Neolithic period.) Funerary art is a form of art encompassing objects, paintings and sculptures related to death and generally to accompany the remains. Such objects may include the personal … Read More

Possible definitions of art
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(The Museum of Modern Art) Art is essentially the most profound expression of human creativity. As difficult to define as to assess, given that each artist chooses himself the rules and parameters, it can be said, however, that art is … Read More

Aesthetic in art
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(Wanderer above the Sea of Fog (1818), by Caspar David Friedrich) The philosophy of art refers to both the almost constant interest of philosophers in art since antiquity and a discipline more or less known as autonomous since the late … Read More

Funerary art
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(Poulnabrone dolmen in Ireland covers at least 22 bodies from the Neolithic period.) Funerary art is a form of art encompassing objects, paintings and sculptures related to death and generally to accompany the remains. Such objects may include the personal … Read More