Art and Poetry by Jacques Maritain

By Jacques Maritain

Originally titled Frontières de los angeles Poésie (1935), this e-book by means of Jacques Maritain, whose philosophical writings learn as curiously as a singular, might be welcomed via all who're looking a greater figuring out of the artwork of our time. The ebook delves into Maritain’s recommendations at the nature and subjectivity of paintings and poetry. As a thinker, Maritain makes an attempt to outline the 2 thoughts, describing artwork and poetry as virtues, and as being basically taken with attractiveness. instead of specialise in aesthetic idea, Maritain examines the techniques at a extra tangible point, together with a dialogue of the way they're made. the foundations proven with such precision and brilliance in his prior paintings, Art and Scholasticism, which has had the sort of deep effect on modern artists, are effectively placed to the try out in illuminating the inventive works of such assorted artists as Georges Rouault, Marc Chagall, Gino Sevirini, and Arthur Lourie.

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