Art For Goodness Sake This post, over at Cranach (weblog of Gene Edward Veith), discussed the value of poetry. Actually, it discussed the "use" of studying poetry. I love Veith's reaction to the discussion by a postmodern critic regarding the uses of poetry. "But what he is no longer able to do, given his postmodernist worldview–which makes him have to explain everything in terms of a “community … [Read more...] about What’s the Use? Christians and the Arts
"Wonder is involuntary praise." Edward Young picture by Gina Smith quotation HT: Ryken … [Read more...] about Wordlessness
"In the field of aesthetics, all that is necessary for kitsch to triumph is for men to fail to discriminate" (Theodore Dalrymple, In Praise of Prejudice, p. 75). … [Read more...] about Discrimination is Good?
This is a beautiful little video. Throw away the modern insurgency against common sense that says women are "just like men." How boring, and silly. I think that it is in art, and in stories, that these foolish notions are dramatically put to the lie. Women are wonderful --and wonderfully, not men. … [Read more...] about 500 Years of Women in Art