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expressionism

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Leung Tsz Kwong (tszkwongl)
Tue, 15 Oct 1996 19:53:16 +0800 (HKT)


Hi Leni, you wrote in 14-10-96:
>In response to this question, I think the highest of high art is the type of
>art that hits you in such a way that your body physically responsed to it....
>
>For example,
>In speaking with a friend who is an oboeist for a major symphony, she said
>that there were times when playing, when everything "clicked" and tears came
>to her eyes.
>
>I also had a similar response to a live performance of Pavarotti a few years
>ago. My breath was literally taken away and tears came to my eyes.
>
>That's my two cents regarding the highest of High Art.
>
>'Leni

Here, I think your aesthetic value falls into the concept of expressionism
which art is a matter of expressing and transfering feelings, or
interaction between the artist and the audience. Feelings is the essence of
art. Look for Tolstoy's works. It may be helpful to you.

Leung Tsz Kwong
Hong Kong