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Art is/Art is NOT…

A friend of mine asked me to write about the following:

Art is–

Art is NOT–

and so I wrote the following:

Art is shades of a world like our own, but giving us a glimpse of the world to come.

Art is NOT pure (at least not anymore). Art has become a luxury, and artists have become profiteers. In tough economic times, people are spending less, yet being entertained more. See: film grosses over the last year. Art is escapism, not a companion piece that reflects realism. Sooner or later, artist will reemerge into a “neo-renaissance” era that won’t be politically, socially, or agenda driven. It will reflect the heart of man, undefiled, and reveal who we really are–sinners in the hands of an angry GOD.


About R. Ward

A husband, father, teacher, and struggling man of God.

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