all art aspires…

Lovely ideas become immortal!

Marina Kanavaki

All Art Aspires Towards the Condition of Music

quote by Walter Pater

An essay on ‘The School of Giorgione’ (Fortnightly Review, 1877), added to the third edition (1888), contains Pater’s much-quoted maxim “All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music” (i.e. the arts seek to unify subject matter and form, and music is the only art in which subject and form are seemingly one). The final paragraphs of the 1868 William Morris essay were included as the book’s ‘Conclusion’.”

quoted from Wikipedia®

This is a poster I did a long long time ago, inspired by those words…

poster “All Art Aspires…” 1991 © marina kanavaki

Technique: Mixed media & digital process

Original size: 70x100cm

 

  SHOP All Art Aspires… ART PRINT HERE                                                                                         

[museum quality printing and framing]

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2 responses to “all art aspires…

  1. Thank you very much for the reblog and your kind & flattering comment, George!
    🙂

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