"An encounter with pictures that moves us, those in the world and the ones it creates in the mind, has a double-barreled power to convey humanity as it is, and, through the power of the imagination, to ignite an inner vision of life as it could be" (90). --Sarah LewisIn the "Beauty, Error, and Justice" chapter of The Rise, Sarah Lewis references this notion of "aesthetic force" (89, 92, 93, 94, 97, 98, 101, 102, 105). What discussion of the idea was particularly useful for how you understood the concept? Why or how so?
"How many movements began when an aesthetic encounter indelibly changed our past perceptions of the world?" (98). --Sarah Lewis
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Rise: Beauty, Error, and Justice