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What is true art?

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Art can affect its onlookers in many ways, so it is not a surprise to see many different reactions to the same piece of work. However, if we are to define what true art is, it is something which the artist creates for his own pleasure, without giving a damn what people would say about it. Simultaneously, true art is something that should help to connect the spectator with the intended effect that the artist wants to produce, even though the interpretation might not be spot on. No wonder, Jerzy Kosinski once said, “The principles of true art are not to portray, but to evoke”.

 

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To further elaborate on the point above, true art should be able to extract emotions and thoughts from the audience. They should be able to see the concealed symbolism of the work because even though the artist creates for himself, his creations should inspire people in order to label as true art. At times the subject of many paintings might not be beautiful at all, but true art is something which would not only depict the problem, but also give the answer to it. The audience should go back illuminated and enabled about what they saw. It holds true for any form of art, be it music, painting, or performing arts – it should be able to create transformations on a very personal basis.

 

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It is presently being seen that anything that is a takeoff from the standard or offers stun esteem is translated as true art. Some of these might really fall in this class; however anything that tries to be way breaking for its own purpose or to profit the art can’t be called true art. It is not contributing anything to art overall, but rather is just being utilized for individual gains. This type of art is more similar to a tiny blip on the radar, which soon vanishes into obscurity. In the interim, true art figures out how to hold its allure and freshness even ages after its creation. Take for example the perfect works of art made by Michelangelo or the works of Shakespeare. They keep on charming their watchers and will do as such till they stop to exist.

 

 

Other than the qualities mentioned above, true art ought to have the capacity to strike the correct harmony between all the nuanced attributes of now is the right time. Obviously, magnificence is subjective depending on each person’s preferences, so responses to a specific piece may differ, however true art dependably has a story to tell. This is regardless of whichever way it is translated, however true art ought to have the capacity to move its audiences to search for the significance behind it.

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As you would have realized at this point, it is hard to have a correct definition for true art since it is so subjective in nature. In any case, a masterpiece can’t be called true art until the artist listens to what his heart says and can express his deepest feelings superbly through his creation.

 

Image source: Painting by Portuguese Actress Raquel Maria
Writing Source: A Mim Likhon

What is true art? by The Art & Craft Therapy Room

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