Friday, June 02, 2006


There is a lack of great art, not because there is a lack of great artists, but because the subject of art has become petty and small. We go on trying to describe the majesty of a blade of grass without considering that there is none there; except what could be attributed to the Author of the grass' existence. But such attribution is too medieval for us, so we make the blade of grass nothing more than itself, and thus unworthy of glorification, and incapable of edification.

1 comment:

Miguel Cuthbert said...

I agree. We may have progressed in lots of ways but in art and music we are pathetic compared to past generations. We have nothing to point to not even transcendentalism! The last art we can muster is despair which shows how far we have fallen rather than how much we could attain.