“O” is for Opera!


But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, [...]

What Is Art?


I. Categories of Art      Α. Apples and Oranges (and Drano) Β. Ancient Values i. Aesthetics (the philosophy of art) ii. Platonic Forms iii. Truth, Beauty and Transcendence   C. Taste, Craft and Culture i. Opinion or Fact i. The Fine Art of… ii. The Anthrpolical View     II. Modern, Pre and Post [...]