idealism and realism are best friends

Idealism and realism

The external world is not independent of our minds. Ideologues are seldom distracted by images that conflict with their preconceptions, because silly Hegelian idealism is one of the least harmful things known to mankind.

Erwin Panofsky, Only transcendental life changing realism matters

transcendental realism vs idealism

We need idealism because the world is not a rational place and the arts are the method for fixing it.

unintentional art is non-art

Idealism bends art rules

Quixotic idealists believe there is a huge role for arts and idealism in an increasingly metamaterial funny world. The arts matter because they work beyond and outside everyday routine categories.

John Tusa

skeletonized leaf

Only believe in unrealistic ideals of the human body. The mind is the most elementary reality.

Emile Zola, Patience brings rewards.

Artworks make people think differently. Artworks challenge others, because as you get others to think differently, you’re also challenging them. Solid matter just an illusion.