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Jean Honore Fragonard, A Young Girl Reading a Book, c. 1776, oil, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Arts Everyday Living: What is Art–The Eternal Question–An Act of Gratitude

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.   WHAT IS ART?  THE ETERNAL QUESTION  AN ACT OF GRATITUDE   And now some final thoughts on art…… The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.* Friedrich Nietzsche   French artist Jean Honore Fragonard (1732-1806) and German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) are […]

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