Easy-to-Get-With Emotional Insight… from Degas

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The Ballet Dancer by Degas.

Degas’ paintings of ballerinas are world-famous. Why is that? Let’s take a look at this one.

Do you feel that? To me that feels like it may be something about the mystery and glamour and joy of beauty, of art itself. But there’s no way to capture the emotional meaning of this in any intellectual, information-y terms.

A work of art communicates emotional insight, rather than intellectual insight, and can only be appreciated by a use of emotional ability.

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