What Is Art? (Penguin Classics)

What Is Art? (Penguin Classics)

Leo Tolstoy


This profound research of the character of artwork is the end result of a sequence of essays and polemics on problems with morality, social justice, and faith. contemplating and rejecting the concept that artwork finds and reinvents via attractiveness, Tolstoy perceives the query of the character of paintings to be a spiritual one. eventually, he concludes, artwork has to be a strength for strong, for the development and development of mankind.

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