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Clive Bell
(1881-1964) born on
Sep 16
English art critic. He helped gain popular acceptance in Great Britain for the art of the Post-Impressionists during the early 20th century.
Genius-worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.

Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
It would follow that 'significant form' was form behind which we catch a sense of ultimate reality.
Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Art," 1914.
R: "Civilization," Ch. 5.
A: "Art," Pt. I, Ch. 3.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Art," Pt. II, Ch. 3

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