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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 52 PHILOSOPHY OF ART

What Makes Something Beautiful?

BESIDES PHOTOSHOP®...

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” —Confucius

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If we can agree that beauty is that which provides pleasure or joy to the senses or the mind, then we can proceed to the more challenging task of deciding which qualities produce beauty. It is often said that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” implying that the concept of beauty is not static but contingent upon each individual’s unique preferences, feelings, and circumstances. However, ...

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