I disagree with Roger Scruton about a lot of things, but his WHY BEAUTY MATTERS is an inspiring video about art and what artists need to be doing today. As is his BEAUTY: A Very Short Introduction. Heâ€™s also full of pithy aphorisms, such as â€The first effect of modernism was to make high culture difficult: to surround beauty with a wall of eruditionâ€ and â€œA writer who says that there are no truths, or that all truth is â€˜merely relative,â€™ is asking you not to believe him. So donâ€™t.â€
See full post here: janbow's blog2017-07-30.