Ideas of Clive Bell, by Theme

[British, fl. 1914, Writer on aesthetics, and prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group.]

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21. Aesthetics / B. Nature of Art / 2. Art as Form
Only artists can discern significant form; other people must look to art to find it [Gardner]
'Form' is visual relations, and it is 'significant' if it moves us aesthetically; art needs both [Feagin]
21. Aesthetics / C. Artistic Issues / 7. Art and Morality
Only artistic qualities matter in art, because they also have the highest moral value