art

The artistic personality

Art is part of everyday life, but its importance differs widely from person to person: some can’t get enough of galleries, watch art programmes on TV, and devour artists’ biographies, whereas others are simply not bothered at...

Immanuel Kant argued that if we think something is beautiful then we expect most people to agree, but some will not: beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Beauty has to do with pleasure to the senses, considered ‘unspeakable’: a beauty that needs no words, yet numerous...