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Clive Bell – 3 Quotes


3 Quotes by Clive Bell


Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.

– Clive Bell

A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.

– Clive Bell

Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.

– Clive Bell