naturalism and neo-naturalism

The difference between naturalism and neo-naturalism is only one century.

The prestige of good science and the power of technology have driven naturalism to the top of the mountain, because naturalism is the dominant philosophical worldview and bad art is used to make a mountain out of a molehill.

"An Original may be said to be of a vegetable nature; it rises spontaneously from the vital root of Genius."

Conjectures on Original Composition, 1759 essay by Edward Young

Humor happy anyway

Smile and focus on the positive side of things.

natural sense of benevolence

Difference between human art and nature. The vast landscape immersed in the silence of winter also has something to say.

the overwhelming power of nature

Futility of man up against the overwhelming power of nature.

Modern science, has confirmed what ancient faiths have always taught: the most important fact of life is our natural sense of benevolence.

What is the difference between art and nature? Do we need naturalistic pictures to fit an artistic point of view of the human nature because of the difference between naturalism and realism in art? Postmodernism, there is nothing beyond the spirit of things creating a number of witty and thought-provoking images.

Life without art is an octopus without a mermaid with nary an octopus or a mermaid.

What is a difference between naturalism and realism?

The arts matter because they force us to think about the difference between the good and the bad, the false and the true, naturalism and realism, theory and practice. Salads don’t believe in anything.

John Tusa, Human beings experience a sentiment of freedom which is caused by great art. Neoneo-naturalism is not art. I wish I was at the end of the internet to see them in the flesh.

knowledge construction

A simple linear narrative describing the development of this site no longer seemed to hold water because any thing we make is expected sinking quickly like a stone thrown into a quiet pond.

symbol for hidden happiness

The grand scientific project of making sense of things challenged by the futility of man up against the forces of nature.

Images which envelop the viewer in a conversation between memory of the natural world and a new experience with scientific realism. The potential for error is omnipresent, the potential for innovation is weak. Naturalism comes in many stripes, and has a special relation with the science (stripes always do something). Creating hybrid forms between life and memories of forests that become more like dreams.

ambition starts, work finishes

Experimentation in art: Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience and memory.

I always had the silly thought that naturalism is the younger sister of realism, neither fish nor fowl, because the artist sees what he paints to convey magical lyricism rather than paints what he sees. Naturalism retains its ingratiating charms.

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