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What Is Art? (Part 1)

To define art has, for centuries, proven to be one of philosophy’s more unwieldy and futile musings. There’s this imponderable, almost magical element to what we see, touch, and feel that evades intellectualization. It’s grounded by precision and intent, and yet conditioned by the emotional currents of spontaneity. The disappearing contours and swirling shades that comprise our favorite paintings aren’t mere glimpses or decorative touche. They are vividly conjured strokes of genius that press against the brittle glass of our souls.