The only purpose of art is to make others feel!

Part of biopoetics

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  I am convinced and guess I always have been that arts reason for being is expression and expression is designed to emit feelings from you. It seems to make no difference as to the medium if art is good it makes one feel.

When I finish a book that leaves me teary, amazed or scared to death, I feel satisfied and even when I dislike the feeling, it is there and the artist created something so wonderful that it touched my soul.

The music that steals inside you and rearranges your perceptions is the result of artistic maneuvers. Your ears are not the only part of you that is reacting to the melodious sounds, but a deeper meaning is felt in your center, your very being.

Dance can have the same effect and be so breathtakingly beautiful that the fluid movements of the artist almost infuse your cells with…

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  1. joannwentzel May 5, 2014 / 11:51 am

    Robert, thanks so much for the re-blog. Much appreciated.

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