Art (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

October 31, 2020
Art (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

In his seminal and controversial 1914 work in defense ofabstract art, renowned critic Clive Bell argues that “aestheticemotion" is a response to the “significant form" of a work of art,the forms and relations of art itself; any other meaning orassociation the piece of art holds is irrelevant.