We have no other means of recognising a work of art than our feeling for it.
Quote by Clive Bell
Clive Bell Quotes
Comfort came in with the middle classes.
Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
We all agree now - by we I mean intelligent people under sixty - that...
Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy....
All sensitive people agree that there is a peculiar emotion provoked by works of art.
A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the...
There must be some one quality without which a work of art cannot exist; possessing...
I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive,...
It is the mark of great art that its appeal is universal and eternal.
It would follow that 'significant form' was form behind which we catch a sense of...
The forms of art are inexhaustible; but all lead by the same road of aesthetic...
Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which...