MirageRe: In history it has come from institutional religion ...Sun Mar 11, 2012 21:47188.8.131.52Don't forget the incredible beautiful things which have been created by outsider artists, such as the Watts Tower.
If I had a choice between visiting either the Sistine Chapel or Don Justo's unfinished cathedral but not both, I would see Don Justo's cathedral, which will probably be torn down not too long after he dies. It makes me want to weep in both joy and sadness when I look at this stubborn, soaring, inspiring work of love and faith.
This, to me, is very holy. I have a difficult time putting it into words.
- In history it has come from institutional religion ... Baruch, Sun Mar 11 21:00sponsoring it, and royal courts sponsoring it ... because it takes a great expense to make it, or to keep a lot of artistic talent hanging around. Our secular mechantilist plebian age is anti-art.... more
- Re: In history it has come from institutional religion ... Mirage, Sun Mar 11 21:47