What Is Art For?
Where: Aesthetic Realism Foundation
141 Greene St.
212-777-4490 Price: Suggested contrib. $10
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This thrilling Dramatic Presentation of Aesthetic Realism will feature:
“The Self Steps Out; or, Aesthetic Realism & the Dance”
Looking at the rich history of this art, from Native American dance to Polynesian, to American jive, to classical ballet, Eli Siegel said:
“Deeply, the dance is an attempt to annul the hidden selfish self by having it step out. It is an attempt to solve the problem of humility and pride.”
“Do You Want to Understand People or Use Them?” A Reenactment of an Aesthetic Realism Lesson
“One way of having contempt for the world is to divide people among those you can be fair to and those you can’t. Is there anything in this world you can’t be fair to?” —Eli Siegel
“The Brooklyn Bridge: A Study in Greatness” by geologist & former tri-state senior planner John Stern, & Terrain Gallery co-director Carrie Wilson. They say:
“As you walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with the great vistas all about you, the cables have an embracing quality. There is human warmth: you feel secure without being closed in.”
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